Space Medicine News

DeBakey High School students inspired by astronauts during visit to space instituteApr 16, 2014
Workshop encourages students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with visit to the Nation Space Biomedical Research Institute headquarters in Houston.
Mars 520-day simulated mission provides important sleep-wake change informationJan 15, 2013
BCM researchers among those to reveal important sleep-wake change information from Mars 520-day simulated mission.
BCM researchers participate in NASA grant to study universal aspects of lifeOct 5, 2012
BCM labs seek to understand the mechanisms of how diseases out evolve us, and try and beat them.
NSBRI News: NSBRI, NASA soliciting research proposalsAug 3, 2012
NSBRI is soliciting proposals for six research teams. Research topics include visual impairment observed in U.S. astronauts.
Baylor College of Medicine first to offer space medicine track to medical studentsMay 21, 2012
BCM's elective program through the Center for Space Medicine is the first officially recognized space medicine track in the world.
Space research institute honors Senator Hutchison with Pioneer AwardMar 20, 2012
Retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison a staunch supporter of NASA's human spaceflight program over Congressional career.
Student plant experiment takes root in International Space Station, classroomsSep 21, 2011
Plants in Space project allows students, teachers to examine root growth in space to plants in classrooms.
NSBRI, Center for Space Medicine move to new facilityMay 31, 2011
The National Biomedical Research Institute's headquarters and Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Space Medicine move to a new facility.
Board of Trustees appoints two endowed chairsMar 31, 2011
Dr. James Martin and Dr. Jeffrey Sutton endowed to chair positions on BCM Board of Trustees.
Next stop for spiders: Outer spaceMar 14, 2011
BCM researchers to send two orb weaver spiders to International Space Station.