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.

Baylor College of Medicine 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), and 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.

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