News: Health Research

Nov
21
2021
Older Adults , Memory Functioning and Smartphone Technology
Baylor researcher Michael Scullin led an NIH funded study evaluating the use of smartphones in treatment for adults with a cognitively impairing condition.
Nov
11
2021
New Clinic for Autism Research and Practice Named
Gift from Bill and Mary Jo Robbins will expand Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, part of a $2.5 million expansion within Baylor’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic.
Nov
8
2021
Baylor Highlights Student Research Opportunities in New Program
Baylor ResearchU takes high school students inside Baylor laboratories to spark interest in pursuing research opportunities in college on National STEM Day.
Nov
5
2021
During its regular fall meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents affirmed the framework for the next five years of Illuminate, the University’s strategic plan, including hiring 100 new faculty to accelerate the University toward Research 1 status as the preeminent Christian research university.
Nov
1
2021
Center for Microscopy and Imaging Advances R1 Goals
Baylor's investment in advanced instrumentation has added new labs, opportunities for students and grown Baylor's Center for Microscopy and Imaging.
Oct
29
2021
Baylor and Harvard Researchers Partner in Long-Term, Global Study of Human Flourishing
Researchers at Harvard University and Baylor University launch the largest initiative of its kind to investigate the determinants of human flourishing in a $43.4 million, five-year longitudinal study of 240,000 individuals in 22 countries.
Oct
29
2021
WATCH: Baylor Announces Global Flourishing Study
Representatives from Baylor University, Harvard University, Gallup and the Center for Open Science announce the Global Flourishing Study, the only study of its kind on human flourishing and the largest funded research project in Baylor history.
Oct
26
2021
Certified Vocologist Brings New Research Opportunities to Baylor Theatre Arts
Baylor University is now home to one of a handful of undergraduate theatre programs whose faculty includes a certified vocologist. Lauren M. Weber is a voice specialist focusing on contemporary commercial music and functional voice training.
Oct
25
2021
COVID-19's Impact on Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Jessica Peck, DNP, Baylor clinical professor of nursing, leads study on the effects of COVID-19, including burnout and mental health concerns, on APRNs.
Oct
15
2021
Baylor Recruits Han to Serve as Inaugural McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences
Henry Han joins the Baylor faculty from Fordham, and provides data sciences leadership, building on a signature initiative of Baylor's R1 research roadmap.
Oct
5
2021
Prominent Economist Joins Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Craig Gundersen becomes inaugural Snee Family Chair in Food Security at Baylor University.
Sep
30
2021
Baylor Celebrates Completion of Fundraising Initiative Generating 14 New Chairs
Baylor announced the successful completion of the Baylor Academic Challenge, which generated significant support from alumni and donors to establish 14 new endowed faculty chairs and significantly advance the University’s strategic plan.
Sep
25
2021
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about systemic growth across Baylor's research enterprise and advancement toward R1/Tier research status.
Sep
24
2021
A Nano-view For Advanced Solutions
Zhenrong Zhang’s nanoscale microscope development addresses multidisciplinary challenges.
Sep
24
2021
Baylor University Recognizes National Research Administrator Day as University Advances R1 Research Progress
Baylor celebrates substantial research growth and all who make it possible on National Research Administrator Day, and launches a new brand campaign highlighting research marked by compassion, curiosity and courage.
Sep
24
2021
Empowering the Underserved and At-Risk
Danielle Parrish fills gaps in care for young women in the juvenile justice system.
Sep
24
2021
Water, Health and Urbanization
Bryan Brooks investigates upstream health solutions to address developing challenges.
Sep
20
2021
Baylor University Announces New Chair Created to Study Food Security
A $1.5 million gift from Jim and Tammy Snee establishes an endowed faculty chair position to lead research efforts addressing food security through the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP).
Sep
14
2021
Preventing the Military’s Top Contagious Disease Challenge
Chris Kearney is developing a prophylactic approach to address the military's No. 1 infectious disease challenge, utilizing peptides to prevent traveler's diarrhea.
Sep
13
2021
Examining COVID-19's Emotional Toll
Results from Baylor Religion Survey Wave 6 data show patterns of negative emotional responses to COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep
9
2021
Baylor Announces New Chair Created for Autism Research
The Vance Masteller Chair within Communication Sciences and Disorders will help to attract and retain a leading scholar researcher who will serve as a leader for the department’s new Autism Clinic.
Aug
30
2021
Baylor Researchers Uncovering Improved Approach to Treat Internal Injuries
Linda Olafsen's interdisciplinary research utilizes ultrasound technology and malleable wires to provide medics with improved tools to locate internal injuries.
Aug
25
2021
Lung-on-a-Chip: Analyzing Advanced Materials and Health
At the intersection of toxicology and materials science, Christie Sayes is working to promote health as advanced materials presented uncharted opportunities on airplanes, automobiles and more.
Aug
18
2021
Baylor Water Quality Researcher Part of UN-endorsed Global Estuary Project
Bryan Brooks is a partner of the Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM) Programme to study environmental pollutants in the estuaries of major cities across the globe.
Aug
5
2021
Baylor Professor Appointed to EPA Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals
George Cobb, professor and chair of environmental science, has been appointed to serve as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals.
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