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CDC director visits Baylor-Uganda Children’s Clinical Center of ExcellenceJul 22, 2013
Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, toured the Baylor College of Medicine-Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda July 15.
Grants support research for innovative treatments for childhood cancerJul 22, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have received a total of $600,000 in grants from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to support their research to find innovative new treatments for childhood cancer.
Pediatric oncologist receives grant for neuroblastoma researchJul 10, 2013
Dr. Jason Shohet has received a grant from Braden’s Hope for Childhood Cancer to support his research to find novel treatments for high-risk neuroblastoma.
Study shows relationship between magnesium, bone mineral contentJul 9, 2013
In a new study, researchers at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital found that the magnesium content of a diet is significantly related to bone health.
Zoghbi to receive Dickson prize in Medicine from University of PittsburghJul 9, 2013
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will receive the award on Oct. 3.
Summer good time to catch up on kids' routine health check-upsJul 2, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine physician suggests that mid-summer is a good time to get routine health checks out of the way before the back-to-school rush.
Researchers study benefits of blueberriesJul 2, 2013
Researchers in the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to find out what happens to blueberries, nutritionally, after they're cooked in a variety of different ways.
Study shows long-term weight maintenance in school-based interventionsJun 24, 2013
Researchers at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital found that a six-month weight management program for adolescents resulted in weight loss and long-term weight maintenance.
Baylor pediatric HIV/AIDS program expands in LesothoJun 12, 2013
The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) at Texas Children's Hospital will expand its clinical and educational efforts to reach the most remote villages of Lesotho with the opening of two new satellite clinical centers
Botswana-Baylor pediatric HIV/AIDS program celebrates 10th anniversaryJun 11, 2013
The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital opened its first clinic 10 years ago in the region of Africa hardest hit by pediatric AIDS.