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Lt. Col. Allen West Is Recovering In Waco From a Motorcycle Accident

Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 4:01pm

Local law enforcement reported that "an unidentified vehicle changed lanes when unsafe in front of two motorcyclists.

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  • Local law enforcement reported that "an unidentified vehicle changed lanes when unsafe in front of two motorcyclists.
  • Both motorcyclist were transported to Baylor Scott and White in Waco to be treated for non-life threatening injuries."
  • Allen West is currently dealing with a concussion, several fractured bones, and multiple lacerations.
  • Though these injuries are serious, Lt. Col. West stated, "that I am alive by the grace of God."

Baylor Scott & White Health Receives $100,000 from Reliant to Support Remote Monitoring of COVID-Positive Patients

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 9:25pm

Baylor Scott & White Health announced today a $100,000 donation from Reliant in support of its MyBSWHealth mobile app.

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  • Baylor Scott & White Health announced today a $100,000 donation from Reliant in support of its MyBSWHealth mobile app.
  • Last year, Baylor Scott & White Foundations raised more than $57 million in support of Texas largest not-for-profit health system.
  • As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White Health promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves.
  • An integrated care delivery network, the system includes the Scott and White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute and Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance.

AlloVir Expands Its Research Collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine to Discover and Develop Allogeneic, Off-the-Shelf, Virus-Specific T-Cell Therapies for COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 11:00am

Together with Baylor College of Medicine we have already advanced two highly innovative allogeneic, off-the-shelf, multi-virus specific T-cell investigational immunotherapies.

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  • Together with Baylor College of Medicine we have already advanced two highly innovative allogeneic, off-the-shelf, multi-virus specific T-cell investigational immunotherapies.
  • We believe we can apply this same approach to develop a cell therapy to treat and prevent coronavirus infections and diseases in immunocompromised patients.
  • Baylor College of Medicine ( www.bcm.edu ) in Houston is recognized as a health sciences university and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care.
  • Follow Baylor College of Medicine on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/BaylorCollegeOfMedicine ) and Twitter ( http://twitter.com/BCMHouston ).

David Morrison M.D., Joins The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

CERRITOS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Morrison received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he graduated cum laude.

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  • CERRITOS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Morrison received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he graduated cum laude.
  • He has a Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Baylor College of Medicine where he graduated summa cum laude.
  • Dr. Morrison remains active with clinical studies, research projects, and post-graduate training.
  • He believes in having an open line of communication with his patients and their loved ones.

CHF Solutions Announces Launch of Aquapheresis Therapy Using Aquadex FlexFlow® System at the Baylor Scott & White Health System in Texas

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CHF Solutions (Nasdaq: CHFS) today announced that Texas-based health system, Baylor Scott & White Health has initiated offering aquapheresis therapy using the companys Aquadex FlexFlow system at its Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas.

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  • EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CHF Solutions (Nasdaq: CHFS) today announced that Texas-based health system, Baylor Scott & White Health has initiated offering aquapheresis therapy using the companys Aquadex FlexFlow system at its Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas.
  • Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States.
  • With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, Baylor Scott & White Health stands to be one of the nations exemplary health care organizations.
  • The company is focused on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing the Aquadex FlexFlow system for ultrafiltration therapy.

VistaGen and Baylor College of Medicine Announce Successful Results of First-Step Target Engagement Study with VistaGen's AV-101 Focused on Treating Suicidal Ideation in Veterans

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:30pm

Better therapies are needed for Veterans who are suffering from suicidal ideation.

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  • Better therapies are needed for Veterans who are suffering from suicidal ideation.
  • We look forward to future discussions with Baylor and the VA regarding a second-step program involving Veterans who are battling suicidal ideation."
  • Baylor College of Medicine in Houston is recognized as a health sciences university and is known for excellence in education, research and patient care.
  • VistaGen is currently focused on potential development of AV-101 for MDD, neuropathic pain, suicidal ideation and dyskinesia associated with levodopa treatment for PD.

Two Vitality Clients', Baylor College of Medicine and Ericsson, Win 2019 C. Everett Koop Award

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 8:55pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Two Vitality clients were presented today with the 2019 C. Everett Koop National Health Award at HERO Forum 19.

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Two Vitality clients were presented today with the 2019 C. Everett Koop National Health Award at HERO Forum 19.
  • Baylor College of Medicine and Ericsson were selected for this prestigious award by The Health Project in recognition for outstanding worksite health promotion and improvement programs with documented results.
  • While many companies are starting to shift their mindsets from being solely profit driven, Baylor College of Medicine and Ericsson demonstrate what business leadership should look like."
  • Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is a health science university and the goal of its BeWell Wellness Program is to educate, inspire and create a culture of health and well-being.

Baylor College of Medicine Researchers and Medterra CBD to Study the Effects of CBD

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 2:07pm

The company approached Baylor College of Medicine to conduct an independent academic study on several of Medterra CBD's products.

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  • The company approached Baylor College of Medicine to conduct an independent academic study on several of Medterra CBD's products.
  • Halpert and his team will attempt to quantify the effects of Medterra's CBD products, which include capsules, tinctures and lotions.
  • "We're thrilled to be partnering with Baylor College of Medicine and Dr. Halpert on this groundbreaking research," saidJay Hartenbach, CEO and co-founder of Medterra CBD.
  • Medterra is also working with Baylor College of Medicine to study the scientific effects of its CBD Pet Product line, and looks forward to sharing more information about those findings later this year.

The Texas Bar College Recognizes Member

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:00am

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Texas Bar College congratulates R. Dean Davenport on his seven years of membership in the College.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Texas Bar College congratulates R. Dean Davenport on his seven years of membership in the College.
  • R. Dean Davenport holds graduate degrees from Baylor University (M.A., Ph.D.) and Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D.).
  • He graduated from law school in 2009 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas the following year.
  • He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Collin County Bar Association, and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics.

Gift from Mark and Paula Hurd to Create Welcome Center at Baylor University

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:51pm

WACO, Texas, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Baylor University has announced a lead gift from Mark and Paula Hurd, which spurs the institution's $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign to create the Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center.

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  • WACO, Texas, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Baylor University has announced a lead gift from Mark and Paula Hurd, which spurs the institution's $1.1 billion comprehensive philanthropic campaign to create the Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center.
  • "Baylor University provides all of its students the skills necessary to succeed in academics, sports, business and life," said Mark Hurd, a 1979 graduate of Baylor's Hankamer School of Business and current CEO of Oracle.
  • The Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center is slated to be a 50,000- to 60,000-square-foot complex designed to create interest and enthusiasm in the University through a high-tech and interactive experience, and serve as the epicenter for academic, cultural and social activities.
  • "The Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center will become a beautiful landmark on our campus and a wonderful front door to Baylor University," said Brett Dalton, Baylor's chief business officer.