Addressing inequality in medical research: Texas Children’s and Baylor College of Medicine offer free genetic testing to low-income individuals
A community-wide genomics initiative that will expand access to state-of-the-art genetic testing to low-income families who may not have private medical insurance or other financial means to pay for these expensive tests.
Dr. Jian Zhou receives the 2021 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award
This award was instituted by Dr. Zoghbi to help senior NRI postdoctoral trainees develop their independent research careers.
Dr. Benjamin Deneen receives the Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research
Deneen honored for his contributions to glial biology research.
Dr. Xiaolong Jiang wins the 2021 John S. Dunn Collaborative Award
The proposed study will result in a large database of meticulously curated data to decipher the mystery of sinoatrial node, and answer some of the most challenging and fundamental questions regarding this natural cardiac pacemaker.
McGinley lab featured in the Wall Street Journal
Researchers in McGinley lab develop pupil-based biosensors to non-invasively monitor changes in the brain.
Duncan NRI researchers launch a new virtual networking platform to connect rare disease stakeholders
NRI researchers recently conceptualized, created and launched ModelMatcher, a new virtual global networking/matchmaking platform designed to facilitate and enhance the pace of preclinical discovery and therapeutic development for numerous new and existing genetic disorders.
Sillitoe receives the NINDS Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship
Dr. Roy Sillitoe receives a prestigious award from NINDS for outstanding teaching and mentoring.
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.
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.
Bellen elected to European Molecular Biology Organization
Dr. Hugo Bellen elected to the European Molecular Biology Organization.
Deisseroth receives a prestigious scholarship from Child Neurology Foundation
Cole Deisseroth was awarded the 2021 Child Neurology Foundation Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Summer Research Scholarship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Giving Tuesday donations to support SETBP1 research at the NRI
Giving Tuesday donations funds preclinical research on SETBP1 at the Samaco lab
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.
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).
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.
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.