Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Tropical medicine society honors Dr. Kristy MurrayNov 13, 2013
The Bailey K. Ashford Medal from The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is awarded to professionals in early or mid-career for distinguished work in tropical medicine.
Dr. Sophia Tsai, Dr. Ming-Jer Tsai receive Outstanding Achievement in Endocrine Science AwardNov 7, 2013
The couple, long-time scientists at BCM and stalwarts in their department, are major contributors to the field of nuclear receptors in development and diseases.
Dr. Brendan Lee named to Institute of MedicineOct 21, 2013
Dr. Brendan Lee, professor in the department of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine.
Two new McNair Scholars named at BCMOct 18, 2013
Dr. Chenghang Zong, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics, and Dr. Xaq Pitkow, assistant professor of computational neuroscience have been named McNair Scholars.
BCM researchers win National Science Foundation awardSep 27, 2013
The National Science Foundation grant will support Baylor research focused on statistical tools needed to analyze and "mine" data to discover biomarkers, drug targets, disrupted disease networks and disease sub-types.
Zoghbi to receive Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from Rockefeller UniversitySep 9, 2013
Zoghbi, a professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine as well as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, credits BCM’s nurturing and collaborative atmosphere with boosting her succ
Pediatric oncologist honored for best scientific paper on malignant gliomasAug 26, 2013
Dr. Meenakshi Hegde, instructor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, was awarded the 28th Schweisguth Prize from the International Society of Pediatric Oncology for the best scientific paper written by a trainee.
Two Baylor physician scientists receive Doris Duke Foundation awards Jul 19, 2013
Two Baylor College of Medicine researchers have received prestigious career developmental awards to support their transition to becoming independent clinical researchers.
Five DeBakey Excellence in Research Award winners showcase breadth of Baylor College of Medicine researchJul 12, 2013
Five scientists whose recent research demonstrates the breadth and depth of basic science at Baylor College of Medicine received the 2013 Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award, named in honor of the College’s first president.
Zoghbi to receive Dickson prize in Medicine from University of PittsburghJul 9, 2013
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will receive the award on Oct. 3.