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Friday, Sep. 04, 2020

Mingshan Xue receives the 2020 John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Award

Xue lab receives the 2020 John S. Dunn Collaborative Research Awards.

Friday, Jul. 17, 2020

Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s hosts a family conference for MECP2 Duplication Syndrome

This important family conference will bring together physicians, scientists, trainees, and families to discuss current developments in MECP2 duplication syndrome research and patient care. Exciting potential therapeutic interventions will be addressed.

Friday, Jul. 17, 2020

Shulman receives Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award

The American Neurological Association honors Dr. Joshua Shulman.

Monday, Jun. 29, 2020

Chao receives the Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award

NRI faculty, Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, receives a prestigious award from the Child Neurology Society.

Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2020

Mapping of a rare brain disorder in babies leads to award of The Brain Prize 2020

Dr. Huda Zoghbi and Sir. Adrian Bird receive the Brain Prize for their pioneering work on Rett syndrome.

Monday, Apr. 27, 2020

Bellen elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Hugo J. Bellen, professor of molecular and human genetics and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been elected as one of the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s most prestigious honorary titles.

Thursday, Apr. 16, 2020

Amanda Brown shares her experiences as graduate student

Graduate student in Sillitoe Lab shares her research and experiences as a neuroscience graduate student.

Thursday, Mar. 12, 2020

Liu and team win a highly competitive award from Allen Institute

Zhandong Liu and team win a prestigious award from Allen Institute.

Monday, Mar. 09, 2020

How MECP2 Duplication Syndrome transformed our lives

The Neal family's experiences with a rare neurogenetic disorder.

Wednesday, Jan. 08, 2020

Dr. Hugo Bellen elected 2020 Vice-President/2021 President of the Genetics Society of America

Dr. Bellen elected to GSA leadership

Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

Inaugural Rett syndrome symposium

Duncan NRI hosts the first Rett syndrome symposium in the brand new auditorium.

Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

Dr. Born receives 2019 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award

Heather Born receives the 2019 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award. Drs. Parisa Lofti and Laura Lavery are chosen as the runners-up.

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019

Research collaboration focuses on CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

NRI researchers and Loulou Foundation launch a joint research collaboration to study and find therapeutics for CDKL5 deficiency disorders.

Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2019

Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute and Leica Microsystems Establish Center of Excellence in Microscopy

Leica Microsystems establishes a Center of Excellence at the NRI.

Monday, Aug. 26, 2019

Texas Children’s hosts an inaugural family conference for EBF3-HADD syndrome

Texas Children's and NRI host the first ever family conference for EBF3-HADDS syndrome.

Friday, Aug. 02, 2019

Rett Syndrome Symposium and Workshop

Rett Syndrome Symposium and Workshop

Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2019

ASHG honors Huda Zoghbi with Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Huda Zoghbi, MD, as the 2019 recipient of the Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award. Dr. Zoghbi is the director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, a professor of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2019

SYNGAP1 Houston Family Meeting

Texas Children’s is hosting the SYNGAP1 Foundation’s Houston Family Meet this year and it will be held at Feigin Center in August.

Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019

Lauren Miterko receives the prestigious Masao Ito award

Graduate student in Dr. Roy SIllitoe's lab is the winner of a prestigious award from the Society for Research on Cerebellum and Ataxias.

Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019

BrightFocus Foundation honors Dr. Huda Zoghbi

BrightFocus Foundation honors Dr. Huda Zoghbi for her dedication to fight and end Alzheimer's disease.