Grants News

New partnership to provide mental health resources in schoolsNov 4, 2019
The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a $4 million grant to the City of Houston in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine to provide Houston-area students with mental health screenings and resources.
NIH grant funds Brittle Bone Disorder ConsortiumOct 3, 2019
The NIH has awarded a $7 million grant to fund the Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium for five more years.
Study to explore ethics of deep brain stimulation in kidsOct 1, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded $1.73 million to study the psychosocial risks and benefits of pediatric deep brain stimulation.
Dr. Christophe Herman wins NIH Pioneer AwardOct 1, 2019
Dr. Christophe Herman, professor of molecular and human genetics and molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor, has been awarded the National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award.
Grant funds action against youth e-cigarette usageSep 9, 2019
With concerns rising over the health effects of vaping, doctors and researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are taking preventative action. 
Grant funds study on cardiovascular disease, agingSep 5, 2019
The National Institutes of Health’s Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Christie Ballantyne a $6 million grant to begin research to better understand how mutations contribute to atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases.
Grant to fund research on future of human genome editingAug 29, 2019
A NIH grant will allow a research team from Baylor College of Medicine and Arizona State University to evaluate how to responsibly govern human genome editing and technologies in the future.
Baylor awarded CPRIT grants to support cancer researchAug 23, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded more than $17.4 million by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support new cancer research and programs, core facilities and recruitment of new faculty.
NIH grant to fund fetal growth restriction detection studyAug 6, 2019
Researchers were awarded $3.2 million by the National Institutes of Health to develop an improved way to evaluate umbilical venous blood flow using 3D and Doppler ultrasound techniques. 
Grant from HRSA to establish Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement ProgramJul 10, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration that will focus on integrating geriatrics into primary care training.