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This week, Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Toy Truck released the 6th edition of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum…
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The outlook for Halloween seems much brighter compared to last year now that a COVID-19 vaccine is available for individuals 12 years and older. But…
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Researchers at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have received a one…
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Identifying the dynamic events occurring during urinary tract infections (UTI) has revealed a new potential strategy to combat this condition,…
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Dr. Helen Heslop, director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist…
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New specialized treatments available at the Alkek Eye Center in the Cullen Eye Institute at Baylor College of Medicine are helping patients with dry…
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Baylor College of Medicine was ranked third as one of the 2021 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America and first in Texas in the extra-large employer…
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Hundreds of neuroscientists from across the globe, including researchers from the Tolias Lab at Baylor College of Medicine, have built a “parts list…
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2021 DeBakey Award Winners
Baylor College of Medicine faculty are honored annually through the Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research for their outstanding…
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The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine celebrates the success of an innovative medical imaging…
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This school year has seen concerns about the spread of COVID-19, and soon the start of influenza season brings another potential illness that may…
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An illustration of a DNA double helix.
When people think of DNA, they visualize a string-like double helix structure. In reality, the DNA double helix in cells is supercoiled and…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have received a $7.8 million, five-year grant to focus on the impact of prenatal exposure to metformin, a…
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The International Vaccine Institute (IVI), the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, and Baylor College of Medicine’s National…
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Dr. Paul Klotman and Dr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, president of the Republic of Botswana
Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Botswana renewed their longstanding partnership last week during a visit from the president of the…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have uncovered a potential Achilles heel of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in…
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