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Global grants awarded to improve global health outcomesJan 6, 2012
Globalization Demonstration Project awards inaugural grants to BCM junior faculty members.
St. Baldrick's Foundation awards more than $40,000 grant to Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer ClinicDec 28, 2011
Grant from St. Baldrick’s Foundation to boost research efforts and enable more children to enroll in ongoing clinical trial.
Baylor College of Medicine, Johns Hopkins team to identify single-gene diseasesDec 6, 2011
$16 million grant will be used to search for cause of rare, single-gene diseases called Mendelian disorders.
New grant focuses on introduction of genome sequencing into clinical care for children with cancerDec 6, 2011
$6 million grant will fund groundbreaking study to investigate how genome sequencing can be used for pediatric cancer.
Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $13 million in new round of CPRIT grantsNov 4, 2011
Center has received more than $60 million in CPRIT funding since the institute began awarding cancer grants to Texas researchers in January 2010.
$6.6 million NIH grant awarded for brittle bone disease researchOct 31, 2011
Study will look to understand genetic, biochemical aspects of the disorder and test possible therapies.
NIH grant awarded to BCM to study sudden death in epilepsyOct 24, 2011
Experts at BCM and the Universities of California, Michigan, Iowa, and Northwestern University in Chicago will take part in the study.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital join NIH's Pediatric Heart NetworkOct 14, 2011
Network is designed to foster multi-center studies related to childhood heart disease.
$1.35 million grant funds neuroscience education programOct 4, 2011
Program aims to increase science literacy and understanding, and to promote interest in science.
NIH awards $34 million to Baylor College of Medicine for Knockout Mouse ProjectSep 29, 2011
Project looks to build library of protein-coding genes to better understand disease.