Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News
Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Thomas Insel Apr 10, 2017 Dr. Thomas Insel, a distinguished neuroscientist and psychiatrist and leader of the mental health team at the life sciences research organization Verily, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
Zoghbi honored with Canada International Gairdner Award Mar 28, 2017 Dr. Huda Zoghbi is being honored by the Gairdner Foundation with the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award for seminal discoveries and contributions to biomedical science.
Baylor geneticist receives Polish Presidential Scholar Award Jan 26, 2017 Dr. Pawel Stankiewicz was honored with the Polish Presidential Scholar Award of Full Professor, the highest scientific title in Poland.
Breakthrough Prize, Red Carpet Event open eyes of future scientists Dec 20, 2016 Since being honored with the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, Dr. Huda Zoghbi has been busy answering hundreds of emails from people around the world inspired by her.
Dr. Matzuk elected to the National Academy of Inventors Dec 14, 2016 Dr. Martin M. Matzuk has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors for his contributions to reproductive medicine and therapeutics.
Dr. Meng Wang honored with 2017 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award Dec 7, 2016 Dr. Meng Wang has been awarded the 2017 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Medicine, recognizing her as a rising star researchers in Texas.
Researchers receive prestigious Health System Impact Award for improving diagnosis Nov 21, 2016 Dr. Hardeep Singh and his Houston VA Patient Safety Center team are the recipients of the 2016 VA Health Services Research and Development Health System Impact Award.
Baylor ethics director honored with Women on the Move award Nov 16, 2016 Dr. Amy McGuire, director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, was honored as one of the 2016 Women on the Move by Texas Executive Women.
Baylor welcomes new McNair Scholar, Dr. Bing Zhang Oct 31, 2016 Dr. Bing Zhang, a computational biologist with a focus on cancer bioinformatics, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Two Baylor College of Medicine faculty members named to National Academy of Medicine Oct 17, 2016 Dr. Malcolm Brenner and Dr. Cheryl Walker were elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine.