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.

Apr. 23, 2021
Strategic Partners
This year, Baylor launched a strategic partnership with My Labs Direct (MLD), a CLIA-certified, COLA-accredited diagnostic lab, in opening an on-site COVID-19 testing lab and research facility in the University's Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative.
Apr. 14, 2021
Baylor Launches Nationwide Search for Endowed Chair Faculty
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Apr. 12, 2021
Baylor Research Earns Ecological Society of America Honors
Ryan A. McManamay, assistant professor of environmental science, is among the recipients of the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America, given to the authors of a scholarly work that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability.
Mar. 31, 2021
Baylor Researchers Earn THECB Autism Grant Awards
The awards, presented to educational psychology faculty Tonya Davis and Stephanie Gerow, provide over $800,000 in funding to provide Texas parents and teachers with behavioral intervention training.
Mar. 29, 2021
Baylor Marketing Study: What Motivates Safety Measures During COVID-19?
Baylor marketing professors found that fear plus information receptivity equals preventive behaviors to protect self and others during COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 24, 2021
Mooney Lab: A Son’s Legacy Through Significant Health Research
A new Baylor laboratory will house high-level research in cancer, kidney disease, heart disease, diet and more, backed by a family who found a meaningful way to honor the memory of their son.
Feb. 16, 2021
Evolutionary History and Health in Bioinformatics
Tools of innovation, science and technology look to the future. To fully understand current and future health challenges, however, Mary Lauren Benton, Ph.D., assistant professor of bioinformatics, says history cannot be ignored.
Feb. 5, 2021
Baylor University and Africa New Life Ministries Announce Research Partnership
Both organizations commit to efforts through research, service to address issues of systemic poverty, combining research expertise of health and human sciences faculty with community connections and resources in Rwanda.