Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Baylor researchers recognized with prestigious AAAS honorNov 24, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine scientists Drs. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell, Brendan Lee, David Nelson and Theodore Wensel have been named 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Hotez receives Passion in Science Award™Nov 13, 2014
Dr. Peter Hotez honored for humanitarian efforts by New England Biolabs with Passion in Science Awards™ recognizing scientists for inspirational works that crosses into the arts, humanitarian service, environmental stewardship and scientific leadership.
Dr. Matthew Ellis named newest McNair Scholar Nov 11, 2014
Dr. Matthew Ellis, an international leader in breast cancer genomics, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo named McNair ScholarOct 27, 2014
World renowned physician-scientist in type 1 diabetes research, Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo, has been named McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor researchers find support through BRAIN InitiativeOct 20, 2014
Two groups of Baylor College of Medicine researchers were awarded grants supported by the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
Zong awarded NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for cancer genomicsOct 6, 2014
Dr. Chenghang “Chuck” Zong of Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award, a prestigious grant designated to support promising new scientists and their highly innovative research ideas.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner receives prestigious lifetime achievement honor from Human Gene Therapy journal Aug 5, 2014
Renowned cell and gene therapy clinician-scientist Dr. Malcolm Brenner has received the prestigious Pioneer Award from the journal Human Gene Therapy.
Winners announced for President’s Award for Innovative Research Jul 18, 2014
Inaugural winners of the President’s Award for Innovative Research at Baylor awarded $100,000 to help launch new projects.
Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 9, 2014
Dr. Koen Venken has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research AwardsJul 2, 2014
The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.