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Monday, Jun. 28, 2021

A leading ataxia news source spotlights the Zoghbi lab

The goal of SCAsource is to make research more readily accessible and understandable to ataxia patients and families. It is run by volunteers, primarily graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in laboratories which study Spinocerebellar Ataxias.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021

Spectrum spotlight "Huda Zoghbi: Taking genetic inquiry to the next level"

Zoghbi has made a number of landmark discoveries, including identifying the genetic roots of Rett syndrome, an autism-related condition that primarily affects girls, as well as the genetic mutations that spur spinocerebellar ataxia, a degenerative motor condition. She has authored more than 350 journal articles.

Monday, Jun. 21, 2021

Bellen elected to European Molecular Biology Organization

Dr. Hugo Bellen elected to the European Molecular Biology Organization.

Thursday, May. 27, 2021

Deisseroth receives a prestigious scholarship from Child Neurology Foundation

Cole Deisseroth was awarded the 2021 Child Neurology Foundation Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Summer Research Scholarship.

Thursday, May. 20, 2021

Dr. Hugo Bellen receives a prestigious education award

In recognition for his decades of teaching and mentorship, Dr. Hugo Bellen receives Baylor College of Medicine's highest honor for education.

Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021

Dr. Roy Sillitoe chosen as the Co-Editor-in Chief of Dystonia

Dystonia is a new journal launched by the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) in partnership with Frontiers to highlight advancements in science and clinical practice.

Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021

Pinghan Zhao Receives 2021 Rush and Helen Record Teaching Assistant Educator Award

A graduate student in the Shulman lab is recognized for his teaching efforts.

Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021

Dr. Hyunglok Chung announced as a winner of the 2021 Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Award

A postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Bellen's laboratory wins a prestigious award to pursue independent scholarship.

Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

Giving Tuesday donations to support SETBP1 research at the NRI

Giving Tuesday donations funds preclinical research on SETBP1 at the Samaco lab

Tuesday, Feb. 09, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Roy Sillitoe

Dr. Roy Sillitoe shares his scientific journey, the motivation behind his research in tremors and more.

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021

Dr. Benjamin Arenkiel recognized by TAMEST for breakthrough findings

Dr. Benjamin Arenkiel, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Medicine from the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

Thursday, Jan. 07, 2021

Texas Children's Hospital celebrates a decade of neurological research with the 10th anniversary of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute

The NRI celebrates 10 years of innovation, world-renowned research and scientific breakthroughs.

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020

Our HADDS Journey: A Mother’s Memoir

PAth-breaking research by Drs. Chao and Wangler's teams in collaboration with UDN leads to a novel disorder and a diagnosis for Chase Kaya.

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020

Samaco earns "Lab of the year" distinction from LouLou Foundation

Samaco lab earns the "Lab of the Year" distinction from LouLou Foundation.

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

NIH funds a new Fragile X Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Duncan NRI at Texas Children’s Hospital

The new Fragile X Center will receive about $9 million over the next five years and will be led by co-directors, Dr. David Nelson, professor of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and investigator at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (Duncan NRI) at Texas Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Peter Todd, associate professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

Monday, Oct. 05, 2020

Dr. Wu Chen receives the 2020 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award

Dr. Wu Chen, a postdoctoral scholar receives the NRI Zoghbi Scholar award, which consists of $50,000 to pursue innovative projects that will form the foundation of thei scholar's independent research programs.

Thursday, Oct. 01, 2020

A Letter to the Community: Inspiring Science’s Next Generation

A Letter to the Community: Inspiring Science’s Next Generation

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020

Dr. Huda Zoghbi named Citation Laureate by Clarivate Web of Science

Dr. Huda Zoghbi among the 24 new Citation Laureates named from six countries. 54 of the previous Citation Laureates named by the Institute for Scientific Information have gone on to receive a Nobel Prize.

Monday, Sep. 21, 2020

Mirjana Maletic-Savatic receives funding from Space Health Institute

Dr. Maletic-Savatic's team receives funding to study the effect of space radiation on the formation of neurons in a human brain organoid model.