Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
The Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is nationally recognized for its excellence in healthcare, research and education.
The section has total research support of $4.8 million from federal and private research grants including lung cancer, asthma, COPD, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, transitional medicine, lung transplant, and cystic fibrosis.
Many physicians from the section are national and international experts. Together, they offer an incredibly large array of services, from general pulmonary and sleep medicine to highly specialized advanced lung diseases, such as including pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, adult cystic fibrosis, COPD/asthma, interstitial lung disease, lung and heart-lung transplantation, critical care, and interventional pulmonology.
The section offers four fellowship programs, including Pulmonary & Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine, Lung Transplantation, and Sleep Medicine. Many alumni and former fellows can be found in academic, research and healthcare leadership roles.
- McNair Scholar awarded two grants to support researchMay 4, 2015
- Dr. Russell Ray, assistant professor of neuroscience and McNair Scholar at Baylor, has been awarded two prestigious honors, a fellowship in the Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program and a March of Dimes Basil O’ Connor Starter Scholar Research Award.
- Roy and Lillie Cullen Building dedicated as Recorded Texas Historic LandmarkMay 1, 2015
- The Baylor College of Medicine community gathered this afternoon outside the Roy and Lillie Cullen Building to celebrate the building’s dedication as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
- Genetic disorders of the immune system focus of monthly genetic seriesMay 1, 2015
- Baylor College of Medicine experts will lead a free and open-to-the-public seminar on genetic disorders of the immune system on May 5 at the Children’s Museum of Houston.
- Novel cell therapy from 'naïve' cells recognizes, attacks high-risk viruses for first time in cord blood transplant patientsApr 29, 2015
- Virus-specific cell therapy used in cord blood transplant patients successfully prevented 3 of the most problematic post-transplant viruses affecting this group of patients – cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and adenovirus.
- Baylor College of Medicine partners with Texas Southern University to provide healthcare for student athletesApr 27, 2015
- Sports medicine physicians at Baylor College of Medicine are now the official team physicians for Texas Southern University men’s and women’s athletic teams.