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Neglected parasitic infections at the forefront of public health actionMay 8, 2014
National School of Tropical Medicine's three arms bring focus to addressing and treating these important diseases.
Smokers with asthma needed for new studyMay 7, 2014
Baylor is one of 18 American Lung Association Asthma Research Centers recruiting current smokers with a history of asthma for a study.
Space institute funds eye tracking technology and software-enabled therapeutics for brain healthApr 25, 2014
National Space Biomedical Research Institute funds two new technology-based innovations for further development.
Baylor College of Medicine celebrates $100 million in Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation grant fundingApr 24, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine commemorated a significant philanthropic milestone in support from the Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation, with more than $100 million in grant funding for key programs at the College.
Environmental health focus of new collaborative centerApr 22, 2014
Center for Translational Environmental Health Research is a collaboration between Baylor, Texas A&M University and the University of Houston.
DeBakey High School students inspired by astronauts during visit to space instituteApr 16, 2014
Workshop encourages students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with visit to the Nation Space Biomedical Research Institute headquarters in Houston.
Psychiatry award winner to speak on stress, support, cancer survivalApr 16, 2014
Dr. David Spiegel, Wilson Professor and associate chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry and deliver a lecture at Baylor.
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Begins Groundbreaking Treatment for EpilepsyApr 15, 2014
CHI St. Luke’s Health Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center announced today that it has begun treating patients with the groundbreaking new NeuroPace® RNS® System.
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in ColombiaApr 9, 2014
Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center to Sponsor 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of AmericaApr 7, 2014
CHI St. Luke's Health Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has become an official sponsor of the 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of America that will be held in Houston in July.