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Wilson named chairman of aggregate production operations committee

The House Interim Study Committee on Aggregate Production Operations (House APO Committee) is looking for your input! Every even-numbered year, the legislature assembles study committees to examine issues brought up in the previous legislative session that require more research and discussion. Those committees issue reports upon which future legislation can be built.

Baylor Scott and White Research Institute accelerates clinical trials

Special to The Highlander As the global response to the SARS-COV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 approaches 200 days, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the research and development arm of Baylor Scott & White Health, is accelerating its pace of bringing clinical trials online. Baylor Scott & White Research Institute continues to mobilize staff and resources, including components needed to integrate critical patientsafety measures at every participating site within the Baylor Scott & White system for industry sponsored drug trials, investigator-initiated drug trials and research studies, and observational and data studies designed to help increase knowledge around case trends, viral epidemiology, and care best practices.