Space Medicine News

Biomedical research advances in space health soughtMar 19, 2018
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health is seeking research projects in emerging scientific and biomedical advances, disruptive technologies and new engineering capabilities that have the potential to protect human health in space.
Dr. Dorit Donoviel named TRI for Space Health directorJan 10, 2018
Dr. Dorit Donoviel, associate professor in the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named director of the Translational Research Institute (TRI) for Space Health at Baylor.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Space Medicine launches initiative in Commercial Space Transportation Dec 14, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine is expanding its renowned research and education programs in the Center for Space Medicine to include cutting-edge aerospace medicine for commercial space missions.
TRI for Space Health awards four postdoctoral fellowshipsOct 31, 2017
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRI for Space Health), led by Baylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to four outstanding early career scientists.
Space research institute awards 10 research grantsSep 20, 2017
The Translational Research Institute has awarded grants for 10 trailblazing projects in astronaut health research.
Funding available for space medicine postdoctoral fellowshipsMay 31, 2017
The Translational Research Institute is offering funding to support the nation’s brightest postdoctoral fellows in performing research related to human space flight. 
Translational Research Institute solicits game-changing ideas to support astronaut healthMar 9, 2017
The newly established Translational Research Institute (TRI) seeks innovative and disruptive technologies, techniques, and countermeasures that will enable and enhance human exploration of deep space.
NASA, Baylor team up to discover new ways to protect astronautsJul 21, 2016
A grant for as much as $246 million will help develop the NASA Transitional Research Institute, which is focused on long-duration space flight missions.
Three companies meet the ‘Vision for Mars’ Challenge with game-changing eye healthcare technologies for astronautsMar 9, 2015
The NSBRI announced that it has selected and funded three companies to further develop unique technologies that address visual problems in space as well as on Earth.
Vision for Mars Challenge: A unique opportunity for ophthalmology companiesNov 6, 2014
Vision for Mars Challenge launched to help identify and advance medical technologies for ocular health in space through collaboration and funding support.