Faculty members

Yuri Dabaghian, Ph.D. 106x80
Dr. Dabaghian studies spatial perception in the brain. He develops theoretical models and experimental approaches for investigating how the brain creates spatial "maps" of the environment. His work currently focuses on modeling spatial learning and memory in the hippocampus and in the parietal co...

Research Breakthroughs

About NRI

The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital (NRI) opened in December 2010. Dedicated to improving the lives of patients facing devastating neurological disorders, the NRI is a basic research institute committed to understanding the pathogenesis of neurological diseases with the ultimate goal of developing treatments.

Collaboration and leadership in genetics and neuroscience have allowed faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital to discover the underlying causes of dozens of neurological disorders.