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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.
Tropical Medicine School at BCM and Universidad Autonoma de Yucat√°n unite to fight neglected tropical diseasesJun 5, 2012
Partnership to help develop new vaccines against neglected tropical diseases.
Baylor College of Medicine receives over $6 million from NIH to develop SARS vaccineMay 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.
New collaboration helps advance research for Chagas diseaseMay 9, 2012
Partnership helps fund efforts to develop a vaccine for tropical disease spread by insects that causes heart disease.
Tropical medicine clinic opens at Ben Taub HospitalOct 20, 2011
Physicians with Ben Taub Hospital, BCM establish new clinic to address and treat tropical diseases not commonly seen in the U.S.
National School of Tropical Medicine hits the ground runningOct 20, 2011
National School of Tropical Medicine, first in the U.S., makes great strides in education, research, clinical fronts of neglected diseases.
Vaccine development plays major role in National School of Tropical MedicineOct 20, 2011
BCM joins Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital to develop vaccines for neglected tropical diseases.
Hotez directs multi-pronged attack on world's neglected diseasesOct 20, 2011
Founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine focuses on treatment, prevention of neglected diseases in research, vaccines.
National School of Tropical Medicine announces first educational programOct 20, 2011
BCM's 10-week course offered twice a year that focuses on neglected tropical diseases, is now open to all healthcare professionals.