Press Releases

One atom can make a difference: Hydrogen-bonding pairing helps design better drugs to neutralize gut bacterial infectionsMar 25, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that changing one atom in InsP6 can increase its ability to neutralize the toxins in Clostridium difficile Infections.
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer preventionJan 27, 2016
The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine has joined the National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination to prevent cancer.
Lesotho clinic celebrates progress, promise on 10th anniversary and World AIDS DayDec 1, 2015
The Baylor College of Medicine-Texas Children’s Hospital-Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence in Lesotho celebrates progress on the day that marks 10 years since the clinic opened.
Baylor College of Medicine receives $1.5 million from The Paul G. Allen Ebola Program for enhanced smart podOct 7, 2015
Baylor Global Initiatives will use funding from the grant to design the layout for pharmacy, laboratory and triage pod prototypes that are rapidly deployable to areas where this type of emergency relief is needed.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant to study experimental immunotherapy in HPV-related throat cancerSep 14, 2015
Baylor researchers receive $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to advance clinical studies of an experimental immunotherapy for HPV related throat cancer.
Natural killer cell deficit plays role in common genetic diseaseJun 16, 2015
Partial DiGeorge syndrome can result from the silencing of a number of genes that are important for controlling both virus-infected and tumor cells, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine.
Expert answers questions about MERSJun 11, 2015
Our expert answers questions on what we need to know as concern increases about Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in the Middle East and in Asia.
Donated laptops helps HIV-positive teens in Africa transition to adulthoodJun 1, 2015
Pilot program pairs HIV-positive African teens with donated laptops to help with transition to adulthood.
Intervention reduces unnecessary diagnosis and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuriaMay 27, 2015
Trautner and colleagues designed an intervention focused on the aspects of behavioral change that are relevant to the problem of over-treating asymptomatic bacteriuria and the emergence of resistant super bugs.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital tackle Swaziland’s high TB rates May 11, 2015
Global health experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital hope to make a meaningful difference in the fight against tuberculosis with the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility.
Experts ramp up efforts to improve TB testing in childrenMar 24, 2015
Experts from around the world, including Baylor, call for continued and increased focus on providing more accurate tuberculosis testing.
Baylor answers call for innovative tools in fight against EbolaFeb 11, 2015
Baylor's Emergency Smart Pod was one of 12 grant recipients announced by USAID in response to President Barack Obama’s challenge to the agency to find innovative tools to help in the Ebola crisis.
Review offers insight into treatment for urinary tract infectionsOct 21, 2014
Researchers find no confirmed benefit of cranberry products in preventing urinary tract infections.
Baylor College of Medicine team provides Ebola training in NigeriaOct 14, 2014
A six-member team from Baylor College of Medicine trained nearly 1,500 healthcare providers and non-medical personnel in the basic facts about Ebola and in the care of people with the disease in Nigeria.
Study shows outdated policies, procedures in HIV testingOct 13, 2014
A survey of healthcare organizations in Houston and Washington, D.C. found that many are not following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for HIV testing, which could cause missed opportunities to diagnose the disease earlier.
Reverse genetics system could ease norovirus researchSep 8, 2014
Finding may allow scientists to manipulate viral genome.
Computation and collaboration lead to significant advance in malariaAug 14, 2014
Researchers develop new computational method to study function of disease-causing genes, starting with a gene associated with malaria.
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in ColombiaApr 9, 2014
Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Chevron grant to strengthen patient care throughout RomaniaFeb 21, 2014
Chevron, the global health nonprofit AmeriCares and the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children¹s Hospital, have teamed up to address the gap in healthcare resources in Romania.
Baylor international HIV/AIDS program to study genetic differences of disease in sub-Saharan African childrenFeb 17, 2014
Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital receives $3 million grant from National Institutes of Health to study genetic factors in tuberculosis and HIV in African children.