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Education, research, clinical, policy and advocacy from Baylor College of Medicine's National School of Tropical Medicine.

Houston, Texas
Joined September 2014
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@herminthology
Herminthology
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Maria Jose Villar @villarmj96 is a Master of Science candidate @BCMHouston working with the team at @BCM_TropMed. Her current focus is advancing vaccine therapies against Chagas disease using mRNA. #WomenInScience #WomenInSTEM #Parasitology
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@herminthology
Herminthology
2 days ago
Dr. Cristina Poveda @CristinaPovedaC is a research associate at @bcmhouston & @BCM_TropMed working on mRNA vaccines against neglected tropical diseases. #WomenInParasitology #WomenInSTEM #Parasites #MujeresEnCiencia
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@herminthology
Herminthology
3 days ago
@DrKathrynJones1 from @bcmhouston & @BCM_TropMed is a research veterinarian studying Chagas disease, a parasitic infection caused by Trypanosoma cruzi which causes inflammation & fibrosis, leading to significant heart disease. Some of her recent work here
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@herminthology
Herminthology
4 days ago
Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi @Mebottazzi from @BCM_TropMed @BCMHouston is a microbiologist, vaccinologist & global health advocate. She pioneers & leads development of #helminth #vaccines, empowering new generations & communicating science! #WomenInParasitology #WomenInSTEM
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@herminthology
Herminthology
4 days ago
This week we're so excited to announce a series of profiles from the wonderful women in the @BCM_TropMed at @bcmhouston! Stay tuned as we roll out a profile each day this week, starting tonight with the incredible @mebottazzi. #WomenInParasitology #WomenInSTEM #Parasitology
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@PeterHotez
Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD
3 months ago
New in ⁦@PLOSNTDs⁩ our National School of Tropical Medicine ⁦@BCM_TropMed⁩ ⁦@TexasChildrens⁩ maintains an active research program in Chagas’ disease (American trypanosomiasis) one of the most common neglected tropical diseases in Americas
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@mebottazzi
Maria Elena Bottazzi
3 months ago
More news from @biological_e We are getting close to start reaching people in need with Corbevax based on the @BCM_TropMed @TexasChildrens Center for Vaccine Development technology @PeterHotez
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@PeterHotez
Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD
3 months ago
Congratulations @RachelWDavis Dr Davis is a surgeon who has built an extraordinary Baylor global surgery program with our National School of Tropical Medicine @BCM_TropMed working closely with our medical director @JillWeather and @EvaClarkMD
@BCMGlobalSurg
Baylor Global Surgery
3 months ago
📢Exciting news - Dr. @RachelWDavis has joined the faculty of @BCM_Surgery in the Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery as well as Director of the #GlobalSurgery Residency Track. We could not be more thrilled to have her lead our program!
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BCM_TropMed
3 months ago
Interested in earning a Diploma of #TropMed? @BCM_TropMed is accepting applications for the winter 2022 DTM course! Modules are accessible for distance learners! Check our website for more information: @PeterHotez @mebottazzi @bcmhouston @ASTMH @ACCTMTH
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@Rojelio
Rojelio Mejia, MD
3 months ago
Getting ready to present at our Citywide Infectious Diseases conference, will post pics, please guess what the pathogen is!
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@JillWeather
Jill Weatherhead, MD, PhD
3 months ago
If you’re an undergrad student interested in biomedical research please check out the Baylor College of Medicine SMART program and come work with us @BCM_TropMed 2/
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@JillWeather
Jill Weatherhead, MD, PhD
3 months ago
So proud of @Augustana_IL student Katie Dejulius who worked with us @BCM_TropMed as part of @bcmhouston SMART program. She took on a project in its infancy & helped get it off the ground. Her findings will challenge current Ascaris dogma on how larvae migrate through the host. 1/
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@mebottazzi
Maria Elena Bottazzi
5 months ago
Very proud to see our @BCM_TropMed tag teaming to present our work on Ticks as part of the @ASMicrobiology #microtalks @PeterHotez
@asm_tmc
ASM Texas Medical Center Chapter
5 months ago
Mark your calendars for our upcoming #microtalks on Wednesday June 30th at 4pm! Join us in learning about research in tick-borne disease with talks from from Dr. Wen-Hsiang Chen and Dr. Michael Curtis @BCM_TropMed @JobLopezRF #ticks #microworld #virtual #LymeDisease
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@JillWeather
Jill Weatherhead, MD, PhD
7 months ago
Hey #IDtwitter are u Interested in Trop Med? Follow the National School of Tropical Medicine @BCM_TropMed or our amazing faculty: @PeterHotez @mebottazzi @drkristymurray @EvaClarkMD @DrKathrynJones1 @Rojelio @JeroenBKPollet @Sarah_M_Gunter @JobLopezRF @EmWarriors + @DocWoc71
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@BCM_TropMed
BCM_TropMed
7 months ago
6/6 For more information on Chagas disease, visit . Chagas disease resources for healthcare providers can be found at @USChagasNetwork
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@BCM_TropMed
BCM_TropMed
7 months ago
5/6 Screening for Chagas is done by sending blood sample for a T. cruzi IgG assay. If the screening test is +, a blood sample should be sent to the @CDCgov for confirmatory testing. If confirmatory is +, patient should be treated! @BCMTrop_Med @EvaClarkMD @JillWeather @Rojelio
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@BCM_TropMed
BCM_TropMed
7 months ago
4/6 Anyone who (1) has resided an endemic part of Latin America, (2) who’s mother is from an endemic area, or (3) who can recognize the triatomine insect should be screened!
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