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.

Jul. 22, 2021
Baylor Recruits Alan Wang, Ph.D., as Mearse Chair in Biological and Biomedical Engineering
Esteemed researcher, inventor, is the University’s first endowed chair hire through the Baylor Academic Challenge; will join Baylor from Oregon State University in 2022.
Jul. 16, 2021
Baylor Presents Significant R1 Progress Report at Board of Regents Meeting
Significant strides made over the past four years across numerous metrics have the University projected to achieve its R1 goals by 2024.
Jul. 12, 2021
Diapause as a Tool for Mosquito Suppression
Cheolho Sim, associate professor of biology, has dedicated his research towards suppressing mosquito populations and slowing the spread of disease. He recently earned an NSF grant to untangle the genetic roots of diapause.
Jun. 29, 2021
Grammar of the Genome
Taking tools and methods from computer science and applying them to solve fundamental biological questions, Mary Lauren Benton opens doors to analyses of DNA's influence on disease.
Jun. 21, 2021
Preparing Undergrads for High-Level Research
The Science Research Fellows (SRF) major in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences provides a quick start for students who have their sights focused on scientific research.
Jun. 14, 2021
Music Near Bedtime Disruptive to Sleep, Baylor Study Finds
Baylor sleep researcher Michael Scullin finds “earworms” continue during sleep, can cause restless nights in study in Psychological Science.
May 26, 2021
Baylor Researcher Receives $3.1 Million NIH Grant for Work with Women in Juvenile Justice
Danielle Parrish in Baylor's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work has been awarded a $3.1 million NIH grant to study the efficacy of risk reduction intervention efforts for young women age 14-17 in the juvenile justice system.
May 20, 2021
Breaking Down Barriers
The research of Karol Hardin will help Spanish-speaking patients overcome obstacles to healthcare through a focus on effective communication and equity.