Founded in 1900, Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston.
It is ranked as one of America’s top medical schools and has 26 departments, over 90 research and patient-care centres and 4,500 academic staff.
At the forefront of many of the major advances in biomedical sciences over the last century, Baylor College of Medicine researchers played a key role in the completion of the Human Genome Project which aimed to sequence and annotate the entire estimated 3.3 billion bases of the human genome.
Its world-leading researchers have been responsible for countless medical innovations that have helped to transform the way in which conditions such as cancer, polio and heart failure are diagnosed and treated.
Research collaborations between academics from Swansea and Baylor College of Medicine have been published in journals including The Lancet, ACS Nano, PLos ONE, Nano Research, Biomaterials and the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology.
Dr Stuart Corr is Director of Surgical Innovation and Technology at Baylor College of Medicine's Department of Surgery and Honoary Associate Professor at Swansea University Medical School.
His research focuses on the development of nanoparticle-assisted non-invasive radio frequency hyperthermia and he has long- established research collaborations with academics at Swansea University’s Centre for NanoHealth and the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI).
Dr Corr leads Baylor College of Medicine's Summer Innovation Programme which allows Swansea University students to spend 6 weeks in Houston every summer.