Health Research

Health Research

Baylor health research spans schools and colleges across the University as we focus on environmental determinants of health, family and community determinants of health; biomedical research; health policy, law, leadership and ethics; and undergraduate health and medical education. Learn more about Baylor health research.

Oct. 16, 2019
NIH Grant to Fund Studies of Nurse Virtual Reality Training
Funding allows Baylor researchers to study how VR simulator for training nurses can address medication administration errors
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Oct. 7, 2019
A Partnership to Fight “Other” Diseases
Baylor University and the Baylor College of Medicine's (BCM) National School of Tropical Medicine (NSTM) work together to fight neglected tropical diseases that prey on the world's most vulnerable.
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Oct. 4, 2019
Prototype App Can Help Parents Detect Eye Diseases in Children
A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer — has passed its first big test.
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Sep. 20, 2019
Connecting the Dots Between Autism and Epilepsy
Over the last decade, scientists have recognized a strong relationship between autism and epilepsy. Baylor neuroscientist Joaquin Lugo is at the forefront of researching those conditions and their impact on the developing brain.
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Aug. 27, 2019
Connections in Hearing, Pathways to Healing
Sound’s journey from the ear to the brain is relatively short, but the space between is filled with profound meaning. Dwayne Simmons, PhD, has dedicated his internationally recognized research to studying how sensory cells in the ear and neurons in the brain respond to aging. On a broader level, he’s pursuing breakthroughs in the auditory system that could impact areas far beyond hearing.
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Aug. 23, 2019
Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep
Poor sleep can be a minus for caregivers — and, in turn, for those in their care, Baylor University sleep researchers say.
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Aug. 19, 2019
Video Series Highlights Stress, Coping and Health
A series of videos produced by Baylor psychologist Annie Ginty explains stress and its impact on the body, and shares how individuals can cope and live happier lives.
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Jul. 30, 2019
Key Environmental Quality Research Questions Identified for North America
Global Horizon Scanning Project will help scientists address pressing environmental and health issues in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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