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Jan
27
2020
Fostering Collaboration and Innovation: Baylor-Industry Research Partnerships
The fruits of university-industry research partnerships are recognized throughout the business world, as responses to a recent Baylor University-Texas Business Journals survey highlighted. Learn more about the ways Baylor is streamlining the process of industry research partnerships to address real-world challenges together.
Jan
23
2020
Baylor Professor’s Cancer Battle Spurs Study of the Microbiome, Diet and Disease
Baylor professor Leigh Greathouse is a national leader in an emerging field-the study of the relationship between diet, microorganisms and health. As her work in Baylor Family & Consumer Sciences sets new standards for her discipline, she never forgets her own experiences a a cancer survivor that helped shape her calling.
Jan
17
2020
Baylor University, Texas Business Journals Unveil Business Outlook and University Research Partnership Report
Texas business leaders weigh in on university research partnerships, innovation and the state’s economic outlook in a custom research partnership survey, conducted by Baylor and Texas Business Journals, that illuminates key factors for future growth.
Jan
9
2020
A Face Behind Every Number
Baylor epidemiologist Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D., studies the links between physical activity and healthy aging. Through a partnership with Waco's Family Health Center, Ylitalo pairs her training in public health with advances in data sciences to serve the community and ensure the best use of available resources.
Dec
22
2019
Reframing Theories of Weight Gain for Amazonian Children
Findings challenge conventional wisdom and may provide clues for reversing global trends in obesity in study by Baylor University professor Samuel Urlacher.
Dec
16
2019
Emeka Okafor, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemiology in public health, has received a career development grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of drug use, particularly cannabis, on treatment outcomes of patients with HIV.
Dec
11
2019
Assessments for Health Insight
Baylor University researcher develops questionnaire to assess patient attitudes about adherence to medical treatment plans.
Dec
9
2019
LISTEN: Baylor Connections with Bryan Shaw and Greg Hamerly
When Bryan Shaw’s son, Noah, was diagnosed with pediatric eye cancer at four months old, it sparked in Shaw a mission to help other families avoid the challenges his faced. On this Baylor Connections, Dr. Bryan Shaw, associate professor of chemistry, and Dr. Greg Hamerly, associate professor of computer science, share the moving story behind the White Eye Detector app.
Dec
4
2019
Challenges and Research Opportunities in Environmental Health
With more than a quarter of environmental health professionals expected to retire in five years, a national effort is needed for preparedness, according to study by Baylor University and national health partners.
Dec
3
2019
Frequency of Worship, Not Location, Greater Factor in Being Good Neighbors
A growing segment of Americans is traveling farther to worship, Baylor University study finds.
Nov
22
2019
New Study Shows Climate Threatens Africa's Lake Victoria
Lake Victoria, the largest lake on the African continent, has the potential to dry up more quickly than researchers previously realized, along with other bodies of water, according to a new study.
Nov
18
2019
Firefighters' Risks, Stress and the Role of Spouses and Coworkers
Firefighters’ workplace ‘brothers’ can ease stress of a dangerous job, but protecting spouses from knowing the perils can ramp up anxiety.
Nov
13
2019
Baylor Announces Funding of Biological/Biomedical Engineering Chair
Position is part of the Baylor Academic Challenge matching program and will benefit School of Engineering and Computer Science, providing senior leadership for the growing program within the school.
Nov
12
2019
Baylor Study: What Does It Take to Be an ‘Ideal Daughter?’
Researchers say new study gives voice to daughters and value to their role in the family
Nov
7
2019
Expanding the Field
In this Q&A with Baylor Arts & Sciences Magazine, Baylor biologists discuss the impact of an innovative new initiative designed to give undergraduates a deep dive into research.
Nov
1
2019
Projects from around the country test virtue interventions, use technology to improve character strengths, such as love, gratitude, hope, patience, generosity, joy, wisdom and forgiveness.
Oct
28
2019
Extending the “Golden Hour” for the Critically Injured
Resuscitative drug to aid individuals injured far from care, patented by Baylor environmental science professor Erica Bruce.
Oct
23
2019
Baylor Professor on Winning Team for $100 Million Water Grant
Statistical sciences professor Amanda Hering is part of a national research consortium to transform the U.S. water system through desalination
Oct
17
2019
Bolivian Forager-Farmers Confront Changes in Lifestyle and Health
Lifestyle may be central to maintaining health in a small society undergoing change in livelihood and nutrition, Baylor University researcher finds.
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
Oct
10
2019
Seeing What’s Beneath From High Above
Baylor professor’s research illuminates sub-surface elements of the Moon, Mercury.
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.
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.
Oct
3
2019
Baylor announced the formation of a postdoctoral researcher hiring program to support and enhance research across the University. The postdoctoral hiring program will dramatically accelerate Baylor research through the planned addition of 65 professional researchers.
Oct
3
2019
WACO, Texas (Oct. 3, 2019) — 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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