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Baylor College of Medicine makes tropical medicine seminar available to public Feb 18, 2014
For the first time, the "Seminars in Tropical Medicine" course at Baylor College of Medicine will be open to members of the public who have an interest in tropical medicine.
Tropical medicine society honors Dr. Kristy MurrayNov 13, 2013
The Bailey K. Ashford Medal from The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is awarded to professionals in early or mid-career for distinguished work in tropical medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine, University of Malaya enter pact to boost vaccine research and development Oct 10, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Malaya have established a new joint initiative focused on building capacity for research and development for vaccines targeting neglected tropical diseases in Malaysia and surrounding Southeast Asian countri
Researchers find evidence of local transmission of dengue virus in HoustonOct 9, 2013
In a retrospective study of three years of blood and cerebrospinal fluid samples submitted for West Nile virus testing in the Houston area, researchers at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine found that 47 of the samples
Researchers report findings from 2012 West Nile Virus outbreak in TexasSep 4, 2013
Baylor researchers find 2012 West Nile outbreak in Texas had twice the number of reported cases, with an economic cost more than $47 million.
West Nile precautions apply to all agesJul 18, 2013
The virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause disease in birds, horses and humans. It affects people of all ages.
Tips keep international travelers healthyApr 30, 2013
Experts from Baylor's School of Tropical Medicine offer advice for international travelers looking to stay healthy during their trip.
Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins at BCMAug 8, 2012
The series, directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, is free and open to the public.
Global Health Forum brings together experts in neglected tropical diseasesJun 12, 2012
Forum led by BCM's Dr. Peter Hotez, included global health and tropical diseases experts.
School of Tropical Medicine launches first diploma courseJun 5, 2012
BCM launches first national school of tropical medicine in the United States, Diploma in Tropical Medicine course.