Eight-year-old Edmund Baker arrived at Baylor College of Medicine ready to learn more about worms. His mother, Nicola, told him that he would not only meet a medical doctor, but a researcher who works with worms.
They say you should never meet your heroes, but Angela Asch works with hers every day. As a laboratory animal technician for Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Comparative Medicine, Asch cares for more than 1,500 research mice daily.
Researchers rely on published findings as the foundation for supporting the development of innovative new ideas. The number of times that published findings are cited can be reflective of the impact or influence of the original academic work. In a 2021 report published in PLoS Biology, more than 250 researchers at Baylor College of Medicine…
Dr. Valentina Hoyos, assistant professor at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor, didn’t consider herself skilled at drawing. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, she has found drawing to be the perfect creative outlet and a good way to educate others about science.
For the second time within a year’s span, Baylor College of Medicine has supported faculty as they faced lawsuits that have threatened to stop the flow of research discovery.