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.

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.
Jan. 28, 2021
Baylor Continues Illuminate Progress, Research Growth in 2020
Amidst the challenges of presented in 2020, Baylor faculty "knocked it out of the park," exceeding significant research goals. A variety of research metrics and external honors, staff additions, new programs and more demonstrated substantial growth towards Baylor's Illuminate vision.
Jan. 21, 2021
Baylor University Partners with My Labs Direct in On-Site COVID-19 Testing Lab and Research Facility
Baylor and My Labs Direct partnership yields multi-million dollar lab. Located in the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative, the lab will serve as a campus and community resource and advance Baylor's R1 research growth.
Jan. 19, 2021
Answering the Unknown
Discover how Baylor faculty, students and alumni apply statistical knowledge to the fight against COVID-19.
Jan. 19, 2021
Changing Diets May Best Explain Global Childhood Obesity Crisis
Findings among children in Amazonian Ecuador offer insight into the relative importance of diet versus energy expenditure for rise in obesity.
Jan. 15, 2021
Fighting Stress in Mind and Body
Baylor researcher Annie Ginty, Ph.D., an APA Rising Star and NIH career development award recipient, builds understanding of stress, the brain and the heart.
Dec. 8, 2020
Effective Communication Strategies for Hospital Safety During COVID-19.
Brief “huddles” — rather than a barrage of emails and texts about safety and risk — may be the fastest and simplest way for hospital workers to avoid communication overload as they deal with the flood of COVID-19 cases, a Baylor University researcher says.