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Thursday, Dec. 02, 2021

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.

Monday, Oct. 11, 2021

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.

Monday, Oct. 11, 2021

Dr. Benjamin Deneen receives the Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research

Deneen honored for his contributions to glial biology research.

Thursday, Sep. 09, 2021

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.

Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021

McGinley lab featured in the Wall Street Journal

Researchers in McGinley lab develop pupil-based biosensors to non-invasively monitor changes in the brain.

Monday, Aug. 09, 2021

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.

Friday, Jul. 02, 2021

Sillitoe receives the NINDS Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship

Dr. Roy Sillitoe receives a prestigious award from NINDS for outstanding teaching and mentoring.

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.