About NRI

Development of the Building


Groundbreaking for the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital took place in late 2007.

NRI Groundbreaking

Tony and Cynthia Petrello, Dan and Jan Duncan, Mark A. Wallace, Dr. Ralph D. Feigin, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi at the 2007 groundbreaking ceremony. (Click to enlarge the photo)


Grand Opening

 The building opened in December 2010.

Grand Opening

Mark A. Wallace, Jan Duncan, Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi and Tony and Cynthia Petrello at the 2010 groundbreaking ceremony. (Click to enlarge the photo)

About the Architects

A global leader in healthcare architecture and design, Perkins+Will is ranked among the top design firms in this category. Principal architect Ray Beets described his concept for the NRI Building: "the driving force behind the design was discovery."