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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.
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.