Baylor College of Medicine News

Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Jahoor receives Grand Challenges Explorations grantMay 10, 2012
Funds from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to address arginine rates in Indian women, explore link to low-birth-weight babies.
Dr. Wah Chiu named to National Academy of SciencesMay 1, 2012
Chiu is the seventh BCM faculty member to be named to the Academy.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner research named in 10 best of 2012Apr 18, 2012
Director of BCM's Center for Cell and Gene Therapy receive recognition for stem cell transplant research.
New BCM McNair Scholar applies stem cell technology to advance diabetes researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar.
Ballantyne honored for commitment to clinical researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Christie Ballantyne awarded Louis M. Sherwood Award at the Association of Clinical Research Professionals 2012 global conference.
Alkek Foundation honors Dr. Danny Jones with Endowed ChairMar 2, 2012
The Danny B. Jones Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology recognizes Jones' 30 years service as chair of the department, 40 years with College.
BCM postdoc receives Prostate Cancer AwardFeb 23, 2012
Dr. Kalpana Kannan to receive $225,000 for three-year grant to continue work in prostate cancer chimeric RNAs
Guntupalli awarded highest honor from President of IndiaJan 27, 2012
BCM's Dr. Kalpalatha Guntupalli was one of 15 recipients of the award this year, only two from the United States.
Angelaki receives National Academy of Sciences awardJan 24, 2012
Dr. Dora Angelaki receives $50,000 Pradel Research Award in Neuroscience.
Scholars program named for BCM physicianJan 23, 2012
American Society of Nephrology names new scholars program after Dr. William E. Mitch.