Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 18, 2018
Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.
Dr. Xiang Zhang receives Sue Eccles Young Investigator AwardMar 19, 2018
Dr. Xiang Zhang has been named as the 2018 recipient of the Sue Eccles Young Investigator Award from the Metastasis Research Society (MRS).
Molecular Medicine awards Ross Prize to Huda ZoghbiMar 9, 2018
Dr. Huda Zoghbi awarded the sixth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards grant to pediatric instructorMar 8, 2018
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, has announced its 2018 Fellow Grants, including Dr. Samara Potter.
Dr. Sameer Sheth named new McNair ScholarFeb 23, 2018
Neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Sameer Sheth has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine. He is joining the Baylor faculty as an associate professor and vice-chair of clinical research in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Dr. Zechiedrich named National Academy of Inventors FellowDec 15, 2017
Dr. Lynn Zechiedrich was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a status bestowed to academic inventors who demonstrate a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating inventions that make a tangible impact.
Dr. Jeffery Rosen honored for breast cancer research Dec 8, 2017
Dr. Jeffrey Rosen was awarded the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Lecture in Breast Cancer Research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
Dr. Matthew Ellis named to Forbes’ “Physician Honor Roll"Dec 5, 2017
Dr. Matthew Ellis is one of 27 breast oncologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of breast cancer oncology.
Dr. Trey Westbrook named new McNair ScholarDec 5, 2017
Dr. Trey Westbrook has been named the newest McNair Scholar. This recognition will support his work focused on discovering the genes and mechanisms that drive breast cancer and developing the next generation of cancer medicines.
Baylor researchers recognized with prestigious AAAS honorNov 20, 2017
Dr. Philip J. Hastings and Dr. Jeffrey L. Noebels have been named 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.