Faculty members

David L. Nelson, Ph.D. 106x80
Dr. Nelson has been involved in research into the causes of and therapies for Fragile X syndrome since the late 1980s, participating in the discovery of the mutation that results in the disorder and the gene that is affected by that mutation.

Research Breakthroughs

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Meetings and Events

  • Spring Forum/image description
    April 10, 2017, 11:15AM -1:00 PM, Houston Marriott Marquis
    Join us to hear Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute discuss extraordinary advances being made in neurological research
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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.