Monday, October 10, 2016
In 2013, we met and consulted with Dr. Christian Schaaf. Recently, he had identified genetic mutations responsible for two new neurological disorders, and we felt very hopeful that he may be able to find an answer for Kylie’s mysterious condition.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
The prize honors individuals, regardless of race, nationality, gender and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or applications and whose work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, founders of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, announced a $3-billion-dollar pledge to go towards an ambitious goal of preventing, curing or managing all diseases by the end of the century.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Read an amazing story in TMC Pulse about the powerful impact of social media on modern medicine.
Monday, September 5, 2016
Established in 1996, the mission of the ISPD is to offer the best prenatal diagnosis and fetal care, with a large focus on prenatal genetics.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Recently, 400 people from around the world gathered at the Baylor College of Medicine’s Cullen Auditorium to attend an exciting two-day symposium organized by the Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine.
Friday, June 10, 2016
In 2014, our daughter Maya was diagnosed with Atypical TPP1 Deficiency (aka SCAR 7). At the time of her diagnosis, she was the eighth reported case in the world.
Sunday, June 5, 2016
The journey of Milo Lorentzen reveals what Dr. Christian Schaaf says are two major inadequacies in genetic medicine — the absence of support for families whose kids are ill but don't yet have a diagnosis, and the lack of a clearinghouse where families and researchers can find one another.
Friday, April 22, 2016
CAREER awards support the research and educational development of young scholars who are likely to become leaders in their field.
Friday, March 4, 2016
Dr. Sillitoe combines molecular genetics, neuroanatomical tract tracing, biochemistry, and imaging to investigate the developmental origins of disorders that affect circuit formation.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
The Seldin-Smith Award was established by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) to recognize the most promising young physician-scientists in the country.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
This event is organized by the Health Museum along with Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine to educate families on rare diseases.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, announced a strategic research alliance to find therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseases.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
The prize money will be added to the Huda Zoghbi Mentorship Fund that is used to support career development for young women who want to begin a career in biomedical research.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The NAS presents the Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal every two years for outstanding research in the medical sciences.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Drs. Michael Wangler and Shinya Yamamoto’s project titled, “In vivo functional analysis of autism candidate genes” is among the five projects that will be funded by the Simon’s Foundation for Autism Research Initiative (SFARI).
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Established in 1986, the Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine is awarded each year to experienced researchers who have distinguished themselves in the field of biomedical research in Europe.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
This past year was exciting and productive for neuroscience researchers at Texas Children’s Hospital.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Established in 2006, the prize honors women scientists with "stellar record" of research accomplishments, and who have made significant contributions to mentoring other women in science.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Neuroscience Center at Texas Children’s Hospital is a destination offering comprehensive care for children suffering from common neurological conditions, like epilepsy and muscular dystrophy, to more complex and rare disorders, like lissencephaly and Rett Syndrome.