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TRISH Press Releases - 2023


Baylor, Korea National Institute of Health collaborate to further space health research
April 27 – A new agreement between Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Space Medicine and the Korea National Institute of Health (KNIH) will enable new international collaboration for scientific research and discovery in the field of space health.

TRISH seeking proposals for data transfer technology for space health
April 6 – TRISH announced it is seeking proposals for developing a health and research data management platform for humans journeying into space.

TRISH research on Axiom's Ax-2 Mission to examine effects of spaceflight on humans
March 20 – TRISH announced several human health and performance research projects to be conducted aboard Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2) to the International Space Station (ISS).


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TRISH In the News - 2023


More private space missions mean more data on astronaut health
April 25 – TRISH chief scientific officer Dr. Jennifer Fogarty and chief medical officer Dr. Emmanuel  Urquieta are featured on NPR's WMFE Are We There Yet? podcast on leveraging the surge in private space missions to collect critical data on how space travel affects the human body.

The final frontier of human sexuality may be in space
Feb. 14 – TRISH chief medical officer Dr. Emmanuel  Urquieta spoke to Inverse about the role of isolation and confinement in space and how the distance can impact the feeling of connectedness to family and friends on Earth.

The many, many reasons space travel is bad for the human body
Jan. 12 – Leaving Earth upends almost every system inside the body. TRISH chief medical officer Dr. Emmanuel Urquieta shares the demands space makes of the human body with the Washington Post, and the advances that need to be made for a successful future in space travel.

Good Ethics to Good Science in Commercial Spaceflight Research
Jan. 6 – TRISH communications and education officer Rachael Dempsey shares the aims of TRISH and Baylor College of Medicine in addressing the need for social responsibility in human health research in space. She highlights how the Institute is closing the gap in this blog.


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