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Tropical medicine expert identifies two-pronged strategy to tackle spread of Zika virusJan 28, 2016
Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine has identified two important steps to take to prevent the Zika virus from spreading through the Americas.
Travel-related Zika virus confirmed in Harris County Jan 11, 2016
Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services has confirmed the first travel-related Zika virus infection in the Harris County area in a person who recently returned from Latin America.
Bottazzi receives Honduran National Science AwardDec 10, 2015
Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi, associate dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2015 Jose Cecilio del Valle National Science Award from the government of Honduras.
What you need to know about the kissing bug and Chagas diseaseNov 30, 2015
Experts at the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine identify important things to know about the kissing bug and about Chagas disease.
Carlos Slim Foundation renews commitment to fighting Chagas with contribution to Baylor College of MedicineSep 30, 2015
Carlos Slim Foundation has renewed its commitment to combat Chagas through a contribution to the National School of Tropical Medicine for the Chagas Vaccine Initiative.
Global Health Hackathon: Where clinical problems meet innovative solutionsAug 6, 2015
What could happen when you put healthcare professionals, engineers and businesspeople in one room and give them 24 hours to solve some of the most challenging clinical problems from across the world?
Expert answers questions about MERSJun 11, 2015
Our expert answers questions on what we need to know as concern increases about Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in the Middle East and in Asia.
Baylor College of Medicine graduates 276 physicians and scientists May 27, 2015
The 2015 class of Baylor College of Medicine, including 184 medical school graduates and 92 graduates of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, were awarded diplomas May 27, in a commencement ceremony at the Jones H. Hall for Performing Arts.
Dr. Peter Hotez named U.S. Science EnvoyDec 4, 2014
Dr. Peter Hotez, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named by the U.S. Department of State as one of four eminent scientists who will serve as a U.S. Science Envoy beginning in January 2015
Neglected parasitic infections at the forefront of public health actionMay 8, 2014
National School of Tropical Medicine's three arms bring focus to addressing and treating these important diseases.