Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Baylor recognizes research excellence with DeBakey AwardsMay 16, 2019
The Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research recognizes outstanding members of the Baylor College of Medicine faculty for their published scientific contributions to clinical or basic science research.
Dr. David Moore elected into National Academy of SciencesApr 30, 2019
Dr. David Moore, professor of molecular and cellular biology, medicine and molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. 
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky receives Alzheimer’s Association grant Apr 16, 2019
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky has been awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant, which  supports scientists who have contributed significantly to the Alzheimer's disease research field.
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao named new McNair ScholarMar 13, 2019
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor. She is the College’s first M.D./Ph.D. McNair Student Scholar Alumni to also be named a McNair Scholar.
Dr. Kjersti Aagaard awarded mentor award from NatureDec 19, 2018
Dr. Kjersti Aagaard has been honored with a 2018 Nature Award for Mentoring in Science.
Baylor faculty elected National Academy of Inventors fellows Dec 12, 2018
Drs. Mary K. Estes, Bert O’Malley and Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine were three of the 148 renowned academic inventors named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors this week.
Dr. Nancy Moreno named an AAAS 2018 fellow Nov 27, 2018
Dr. Nancy P. Moreno of Baylor College of Medicine has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 
Dr. Lupski recognized for leadership in geneticsAug 9, 2018
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored Dr. James Lupski with the 2018 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award.
Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker receives Outstanding Investigator AwardAug 6, 2018
Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker has been awarded an Outstanding Investigator Award (R35) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Baylor College of Medicine announces winners of the 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardJul 31, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine announces the 15th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.