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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.
Global health efforts extend to Papua New Guinea with ExxonMobil grant Dec 2, 2013 Texas Children¹s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have embarked on a program to extend their world class medical care and public health expertise into Papua New Guinea.
CDC director visits Baylor-Uganda Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence Jul 22, 2013 Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, toured the Baylor College of Medicine-Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda July 15.