Infectious Diseases News
Experts encourage screening West Nile patients for kidney disease Jul 12, 2012 BCM study finds the prevalence and progression of kidney disease in those previously infected with West Nile virus.
Baylor College of Medicine receives over $6 million from NIH to develop SARS vaccine May 22, 2012 SARS vaccine endeavor is BCM's first major effort to develop a vaccine for a potential public health emergency threat in U.S.
Botswana-Baylor pediatric HIV clinic Teen Club program amping up social support May 11, 2012 Groups help Botswana teens manage chronic illness, transition into adulthood.
New collaboration helps advance research for Chagas disease May 9, 2012 Partnership helps fund efforts to develop a vaccine for tropical disease spread by insects that causes heart disease.
Student grants to foster global initiatives Apr 5, 2012 Inaugural Center for Globalization grants awarded to support international research, patient care initiatives by BCM students.
Teen Health Clinic stresses HIV prevention, disease management among women Mar 6, 2012 Arming young women with the right information is key in preventing, managing HIV.
Substance P causes seizures in patients infected by pork tapeworm Feb 9, 2012 Researchers at BCM find tapeworm infection a major cause of acquired seizures.
BIPAI expands rural outreach in Swaziland, opens two satellite centers Nov 7, 2011 Centers are located at Church of the Nazarene Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in Manzini and Hlatikulu Government Hospital in Hlatikulu.
BCM, Texas Children's announce recruitment of Dr. Peter Hotez and team in major advance to develop vaccines for world's poor Jun 8, 2011 Leaders of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital announced an agreement to move Sabin's vaccine development program to Texas Children's and BCM as part of the recruitment of world renowned neglected diseases
Researchers host presentation on HIV vaccine research May 18 May 17, 2011 Baylor College of Medicine researchers host presentation on HIV vaccine research in honor of HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.