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BIPAI expands its programs in South America with maternal-child health initiative in Argentina Oct 21, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital is increasing its impact in South America through a new maternal and child health program in Argentina.
Baylor College of Medicine, Horizons Trust sign memorandum of understanding to advance maternal health in The Gambia Sep 30, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Horizons Trust UK sign a memorandum of understanding to facilitate training and research to advance maternal health in The Gambia.
Angola Sickle Cell Initiative teaming with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide children with medication for sickle cell disease Jun 24, 2016 The Angola Sickle Cell Initiative is teaming up with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide access to medication for children with sickle cell disease in Angola.
Complete genome sequenced of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 Jun 17, 2016 The complete genome of the disease-causing Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 has been sequenced by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Baylor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong join to advance genetic research, training Jun 15, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and The Chinese University of Hong Kong will establish The Chinese University of Hong Kong-Baylor College of Medicine Joint Center for Medical Genetics in Hong Kong.
First-of-its-kind children’s cancer center launches in Botswana capital Jun 13, 2016 The Botswana-Baylor Children’s Center of Excellence and the government of Botswana began development of the first children’s hematology and cancer center of excellence in Gaborone.
Donated laptops helps HIV-positive teens in Africa transition to adulthood Jun 1, 2015 Pilot program pairs HIV-positive African teens with donated laptops to help with transition to adulthood.
DeBakey High School students inspired by astronauts during visit to space institute Apr 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.
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in Colombia Apr 9, 2014 Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Baylor international HIV/AIDS program to study genetic differences of disease in sub-Saharan African children Feb 17, 2014 Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital receives $3 million grant from National Institutes of Health to study genetic factors in tuberculosis and HIV in African children.