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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Study shows outdated policies, procedures in HIV testingOct 13, 2014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.
Global health efforts extend to Papua New Guinea with ExxonMobil grantDec 2, 2013
Texas Children¹s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have embarked on a program to extend their world class medical care and public health expertise into Papua New Guinea.
Multimillion dollar contract provides funding to continue vaccine researchNov 1, 2013
College one of nine institutions that have been awarded a Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Volunteers needed for avian influenza trialNov 1, 2013
Researchers at Baylor are recruiting adults between the ages of 19 and 64 who are in good health for avian influenza trial.
Researchers find evidence of local transmission of dengue virus in HoustonOct 9, 2013
In a retrospective study of three years of blood and cerebrospinal fluid samples submitted for West Nile virus testing in the Houston area, researchers at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine found that 47 of the samples
NIH-funded pandemic preparation: Baylor investigates bird flu vaccineSep 18, 2013
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, along with seven other Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs), will take part in studies to test vaccines to protect against the possibility of a bird flu pandemic.
Two innate immune functions cooperate to fight infectionSep 12, 2013
In the cell, two similar functions– phagocytosis and autophagy – are both involved in innate immunity, and researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine said they now better understand how the two are linked to boost protection against disease.
Researchers report findings from 2012 West Nile Virus outbreak in TexasSep 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.
CDC director visits Baylor-Uganda Children’s Clinical Center of ExcellenceJul 22, 2013
Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, toured the Baylor College of Medicine-Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda July 15.
West Nile precautions apply to all agesJul 18, 2013
The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause disease in birds, horses and humans. It affects people of all ages.
Hepatitis C virus infection screening recommendationsJun 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine experts are supporting the latest recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding screening for hepatitis C virus infection.