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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BrightFocus Foundation honors Dr. Huda Zoghbi
BrightFocus Foundation honors Dr. Huda Zoghbi for her dedication to fight and end Alzheimer's disease.
American Pediatrics Society honors Dr. Huda Zoghbi
Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives the 2019 Norman J. Siegel New Member Outstanding Science Award.
Dr. Sardiello receives The 2019 Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Awards for Excellence in Research
Dr. Sardiello receives the 2019 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research.
McGinley receives John S. Dunn Research Collaborative Award
Dr. Matthew McGinley, assistant professor at Baylor College and investigator at Cain Foundation Labs, receives a research seed grant to develop a virtual-reality based platform to better understand mechanisms that integrate audio information with the brain’s broader cognitive maps and in the process improve technologies like cochlear implants.
The Search for a Cure: Catching up with Henry & Dr. Zoghbi
When Dr. Huda Zoghbi left war-torn Lebanon in the 1970s to attend medical school in the U.S., little did she know that her journey would bring her to Texas Children’s Hospital. Today, she is a world-renowned neurogeneticist and director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI), where she leads a team dedicated to finding more effective treatments for a host of devastating neurological disorders.
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao named new McNair Scholar
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, assistant professor of pediatrics and molecular and human genetics, faculty at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, and associate program director of the basic neuroscience pathway in pediatric neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor. She is the College’s first M.D./Ph.D. McNair Student Scholar Alumni to also be named a McNair Scholar.
Dr. Zoghbi elected as a fellow of the NAI
Dr. Huda Zoghbi elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors this week.
Our superhero son's diagnostic odyssey
In this blog, a dad describes his ten-year old son's rare regressive medical condition and their medical odyssey to get a right diagnosis for him.
NRI hosts the fourth biennial symposium
NRI's fourth biennial symposium and workshop was focused on "Neuropsychiatry".
Dr. Hari Krishna Yalamanchili receives the 2018 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award
Dr. Hari Krishna Yalamanchili receives the 2018 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award.
SYNGAP1 Center of Excellence at Texas Children’s Hospital receives research grant
Jimmy Holder Jr., M.D./Ph.D., a pediatric neurologist and scientist at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital and assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, was awarded a $25,000 research grant from the Bridge the Gap – SYNGAP Education and Research Foundation.
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao awarded NIH Director's High-Risk, High-Reward grant
Dr. Hsiao Tuan Chao awarded the National Institutes of Health Director’s Early Independence Award from the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao receives a Child Neurology Foundation grant to study pediatric epilepsy and intellectual disability
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, MD/PhD, clinical child neurologist and associate director of the child neurology residency program at Texas Children’s Hospital was awarded the Child Neurology Foundation’s 2018 Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation Grant.