Discoveries that change lives

At the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute®, the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's work together to demystify neurological diseases and help the world heal.

In partnership with Baylor College of Medicine

Devoted to ending neurological disease

Devoted to ending neurological disease

Our director, Dr. Huda Zoghbi, was recently named a 2022 Kavli Prize Laureate for uncovering the genetic causes of two brain disorders — Spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 and Rett syndrome.

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Cain Labs for Epilepsy Research

Determined to find the causes of and treatments
for pediatric catastrophic epilepsies. 

Institute spotlight Celebrating more than 10 years
of life-changing research

Since its inception, our institute’s multidisciplinary faculty has been driven to provide answers to families of children with rare brain disorders. Over the last 11 years, with state-of-the-art facilities and our strong culture of generosity and collaboration, we’ve made great strides in our understanding of psychiatric and neurological conditions.

Duncan NRI 10th Anniversary

December 8, 2020 marked the 10th anniversary of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research lore.

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Your generous donations make our research possible. Give today, and you’ll help us continue our search for answers and possibly give children with devastating neurological conditions the promise of a brighter tomorrow.