Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Dr. Trey Westbrook named TAMEST 2015 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award winner in medicine Dec 9, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine researcher Dr. Thomas “Trey” Westbrook tapped for prestigious honor given annually to one scientist across the state of Texas for outstanding innovation in medicine.
Dr. Peter Hotez named U.S. Science EnvoyDec 4, 2014
Dr. Peter Hotez, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named by the U.S. Department of State as one of four eminent scientists who will serve as a U.S. Science Envoy beginning in January 2015
Occupational therapist receives highest honor in the professionDec 1, 2014
The American Occupational Therapy Association select Baylor Professor and Occupational Therapist Susan L. Garber to receive the Eleanor Clark Slagle Lectureship Award.
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.