Researchers report findings from 2012 West Nile Virus outbreak in Texas Sep 4, 2013 Baylor researchers find 2012 West Nile outbreak in Texas had twice the number of reported cases, with an economic cost more than $47 million.
West Nile precautions apply to all ages Jul 18, 2013 The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause disease in birds, horses and humans. It affects people of all ages.
Tips keep international travelers healthy Apr 30, 2013 Experts from Baylor's School of Tropical Medicine offer advice for international travelers looking to stay healthy during their trip.
Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins at BCM Aug 8, 2012 The series, directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, is free and open to the public.
Experts encourage screening West Nile patients for kidney disease Jul 12, 2012 BCM study finds the prevalence and progression of kidney disease in those previously infected with West Nile virus.
Global Health Forum brings together experts in neglected tropical diseases Jun 12, 2012 Forum led by BCM's Dr. Peter Hotez, included global health and tropical diseases experts.
School of Tropical Medicine launches first diploma course Jun 5, 2012 BCM launches first national school of tropical medicine in the United States, Diploma in Tropical Medicine course.
Tropical Medicine School at BCM and Universidad Autonoma de Yucatán unite to fight neglected tropical diseases Jun 5, 2012 Partnership to help develop new vaccines against neglected tropical diseases.
Baylor College of Medicine receives over $6 million from NIH to develop SARS vaccine May 22, 2012 SARS vaccine endeavor is BCM's first major effort to develop a vaccine for a potential public health emergency threat in U.S.
New collaboration helps advance research for Chagas disease May 9, 2012 Partnership helps fund efforts to develop a vaccine for tropical disease spread by insects that causes heart disease.
Tropical medicine clinic opens at Ben Taub Hospital Oct 20, 2011 Physicians with Ben Taub Hospital, BCM establish new clinic to address and treat tropical diseases not commonly seen in the U.S.
National School of Tropical Medicine hits the ground running Oct 20, 2011 National School of Tropical Medicine, first in the U.S., makes great strides in education, research, clinical fronts of neglected diseases.
Vaccine development plays major role in National School of Tropical Medicine Oct 20, 2011 BCM joins Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital to develop vaccines for neglected tropical diseases.
Hotez directs multi-pronged attack on world's neglected diseases Oct 20, 2011 Founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine focuses on treatment, prevention of neglected diseases in research, vaccines.
National School of Tropical Medicine announces first educational program Oct 20, 2011 BCM's 10-week course offered twice a year that focuses on neglected tropical diseases, is now open to all healthcare professionals.
BCM, Texas Children's announce recruitment of Dr. Peter Hotez and team in major advance to develop vaccines for world's poor Jun 8, 2011 Leaders of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital announced an agreement to move Sabin's vaccine development program to Texas Children's and BCM as part of the recruitment of world renowned neglected diseases