Baylor Research


Baylor College of Medicine’s reputation was built on a broad base of basic science research spanning all areas related to human health and disease. Addressing contemporary challenges in biomedical research and healthcare requires collaborative teams of scientists and clinicians from multiple disciplines. This has long been routine at Baylor. Find out more. Explore our:

Research Labs & Centers

Clinical Trials

VIICTR Directory

COVID-19 Research


Major Discoveries


NIH Funding


Reports by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research of funding from the National Institutes of Health are one indicator of the depth and breadth of our research enterprise.

  • More than $268 million – funding from National Institutes of Health to Baylor for 2019
  • No. 21 – Baylor's rank among U.S. medical schools in NIH funding for 2019
  • No. 1 – Baylor's rank among Texas medical schools in NIH funding for 2019 (Baylor has ranked first in Texas since 2006)

 Departments Ranked in the Top 25 in NIH Funding

#1 - Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
#3 - Department of Neurosurgery
#4 - Department of Pediatrics
#6 - Department of Neuroscience
#8 - Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
#11 - Molecular Physiology and Biochemistry
#14 - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
#19 - Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
#23 - H. Ben Taub Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


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