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. 12, 2020
Following the Data in Autism Research
The CDC estimates that 1 in every 54 U.S. children meets Autism Spectrum Disorder criteria, highlighting the need for treatment and insight for a disorder about which little is understood. Meet four Baylor professors whose research supports children and families who work daily to overcome autism's challenges.
Sep. 25, 2020
Construction Engineering at the Molecular Level
Daniel Romo pursues drug leads to fight cancer through the synthesis of organic molecules.
Sep. 25, 2020
Upstream Approaches to Improve Health Outcomes
Kelly Ylitalo promotes community health through data-driven research partnerships.
Aug. 31, 2020
Biological Response to Stress, COVID-19 and PTSD
People with lower biological response to standard stress showed more PTSD symptoms after COVID-19 crisis began in study that surprised researchers.
Aug. 24, 2020
Simulating Hippotherapy for Children with Autism
An interdisciplinary team at Baylor received a grant to evaluate a device that simulates the motion of riding a horse as an effective treatment for children with autism.
Aug. 13, 2020
Baylor Researcher Selected to Join Prestigious CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program
Baylor anthropologist Sam Urlacher, Ph.D., earns research funding, career development support from leading international research organization.
Aug. 10, 2020
Leigh Greathouse Career Award: Linking Diet and Cancer Treatment
Leigh Greathouse, Ph.D., human sciences and design faculty and cancer survivor, receives $480,000 Department of Defense Career Development Award to study link between diet and colon cancer treatment.
Jul. 30, 2020
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Receives $930,000 USDA Grant for Milk Incentive Program
USDA grant supports innovative pilot program designed to encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase and consume milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet.