Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

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.
Winners announced for President’s Award for Innovative Research Jul 18, 2014
Inaugural winners of the President’s Award for Innovative Research at Baylor awarded $100,000 to help launch new projects.
Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 9, 2014
Dr. Koen Venken has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research AwardsJul 2, 2014
The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.
Head of Baylor’s nurse anesthesia program selected as prestigious fellowJul 2, 2014
Of the nation’s 47,000 nurse anesthetists, James Walker is one of only 22 to be inducted into the American Academy of Nurses.
Dr. Richard Gibbs awarded prestigious Companion of the Order of Australia Jun 9, 2014
Renowned genomics researcher Dr. Richard Gibbs awarded prestigious honor of the Companion of the Order of Australia – an accolade issued by the Australian government that recognizes eminent achievement, merit of the highest degree in service to Australia.
Zoghbi receives honorary degree from Yale UniversityMay 20, 2014
Baylor's Dr. Huda Zoghbi was the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Medical Sciences degree at Yale University’s 2014 commencement ceremony.
Baylor faculty honored as outstanding cliniciansMay 13, 2014
A select group of Baylor faculty received the college’s Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician awards at a May 12 ceremony.
Brinkley honored with highest scientific honor from the American Society for Cell BiologyMay 8, 2014
Baylor's Dr. William R. Brinkley named as one of the recipients of the E.B. Wilson Medal.
Two Baylor leaders elected to the National Academy of SciencesApr 29, 2014
Dr. Dora E. Angelaki, professor and Wilhelmina Robertson Chair in Neuroscience, and Dr. Martin M. Matzuk, director of the Center for Drug Discovery and vice chair of pathology & immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, have both been elected to the Nation