Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

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.


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Experts at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine identify important things to know about the kissing bug and about Chagas disease.
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Baylor research team shows basic wiring of the local circuitry of the neocortex can be captured using a few connectivity rules that are recycled across the layers of the neocortex.
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Using genetic techniques and a small molecule that can target specific genetic material, Baylor researchers find it is possible to reverse the effects of neurological disorders in mice.
Immunology team receives prestigious Lee Howley Sr. Prize for arthritis researchNov 23, 2015
Baylor immunology team awarded the 2015 Lee Howley Sr. Prize that recognizes team science in action that will lead to a faster cure for arthritis and related diseases.