Dr. Mirjana Maletic-Savatic announced as SFARI 2022 Pilot awardee
She is one of the 16 investigators from the US and worldwide to receive this grant award.
Let's Talk About Alzheimer's Research: A Community Event
A community event to provide information on ongoing research activities in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease and related dementia.
Dr. Gerarda Cappuccio named as the co-recipient of the 2022 John M. Opitz Young Investigator Award
Dr. Cappuccio’s was selected for this award for her research paper titled “A pilot clinical trial with losartan in Myhre syndrome."
The 2022 HADDS Conference featured in the Houston Chronicle
Children from all over the world with EBF3, a neurodevelopmental disorder identified in 2016, came to Houston for the 2022 HADDS Conference at the Duncan NRI.
Dr. David Nelson announced as the recipient of the 2022 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award
The award is bestowed upon an individual who has exhibited exemplary leadership and vision in advancing the ASHG mission through the promotion and successful assimilation of genetics and genomics knowledge into the broader scientific community in areas ranging from science, medicine, public policy and/or health.
The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital announces a new Co-Director
Dr. Joshua Shulman announced as the new Co-director of Duncan NRI.
The 2022 MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Family Conference
The Duncan NRI will host a family conference on September 23 and 24, 2022 to discuss recent developments in MECP2 research and patient care.
Joo Hyun Kim receives a prestigious fellowship from the American Epilepsy Society
A Duncan NRI postdoctoral fellow from the Xue lab wins a competitive fellowship to support epilepsy research.
Dr. Zoghbi receives International Prize for Translational Neuroscience
Drs. Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird were awarded the International Prize for Translational Neuroscience by the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation for their pioneering discoveries on the causes of Rett syndrome.
Dr. Kara Marshall named a McNair Scholar by the McNair Medical Institute
The McNair Scholars program, launched by The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation and managed by the McNair Medical Institute, identifies and recruits the best and brightest physician-scientists in neuroscience, with a focus on neuromodulation.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi named the 2022 Kavli Prize Laureate in neuroscience
The Kavli Prize is a partnership among the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and the Kavli Foundation to recognize scientists in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience for breakthroughs that transform our understanding of the big, the small and the complex. Dr. Zoghbi is one of the 11 awardees from across the globe to be named the Kavli Prize Laureate this year.
Cross-disciplinary Alzheimer's Disease Research Symposium
A symposium hosted by the Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases to advance Alzheimer's disease research.
2022 EBF3 HADDS International Conference
This year's annual conference will be held at the Duncan NRI from July 21 - 23.
Finding the right diagnosis for one child can help millions more
The story of how breakthrough research by Duncan NRI researchers solved a patient's medical mystery and brought hope to many other patients and families.
Dr. Maimuna Paul receives a postdoctoral fellowship award from the National Ataxia Foundation
Dr. Paul was awarded the NAF fellowship for her proposal to use an integrated cross-species approach using fruit flies and mice to identify the molecular consequences of EBF3 dysfunction in syndromic cerebellar ataxias that co-occur with autism.
Oshman Lecture and conversation with Nobel Laureate, Dr. Ardem Patapoutian
Baylor College of Medicine’s department of Molecular and Human Genetics presents the Oshman Lecture
Dr. Charles Chen selected for the 2022 Uplifting Athletes Young Investigator Draft Grant
Uplifting Athletes is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2007 to inspire the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport.
Dr. Mingshan Xue receives a grant from The Orphan Disease Center
The grant will support his research on STXBP1 encephalopathy.
Dr. Hyun Kyoung Lee selected for top honors
Dr. Lee has been selected to receive the 2021 Research Mentor and Young Investigator Awards from the department of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine.