In memoriam: Dr. Salih Wakil

Nearly 50 years ago a young scientist walked into Baylor College of Medicine, taking the helm of the Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry as chair. Now Dr. Salih Wakil, who was a Distinguished Service Professor, is being remembered for growing the department into one of the country‚Äôs top research programs, fostering new science…

Earth from moon

Man on the moon, once and again

Knowledge of the health challenges present in space exploration has advanced since the early days of space travel. Baylor College of Medicine and the Health Museum in Houston presented “Health: Moon and Beyond” to discuss the challenges and opportunity behind manned space exploration.