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Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

Dr. Christian Schaaf presents "The Power of Patient No.1"

Dr. Schaaf presents at the annual ACMG meeting.

Monday, Jun. 18, 2018

Dr. Zhandong Liu receives distinguished service award

Dr. Zhandong Liu receives the Distinguished Service Award from the International Association for Intelligent Biology and Medicine (IAIBM).

Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

Dr. Mingshan Xue awarded 2018 McKnight Scholar Award

Dr. Mingshan Xue receives the 2018 McKnight Scholar Award.

Monday, Jun. 11, 2018

Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao receives the prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award

Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao receives the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award to study the mechanisms underlying transcriptional dysregulation of inhibitory signaling pathways in childhood neurodevelopmental disorders.

Wednesday, May. 23, 2018

An inaugural family conference for Bosch-Boonstra-Schaaf Optic Atrophy Syndrome brings together key stakeholders

An inaugural Bosch-Boonstra-Schaaf Optic Atrophy Syndrome (BBSOAS) family conference was held last month in Houston.

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018

FDA approves everolimus for tuberous sclerosis-associated seizures, a treatment first discovered at Texas Children’s Hospital

FDA approves everolimus to treat partial-onset tuberous sclerosis-associated seizures, a treatment developed by our researchers.

Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018

Dr. Huda Zoghbi elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Huda Zoghbi is elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018

Spectrum News features Dr. Rodney Samaco

Dr. Rodney Samaco is featured in Spectrum News, a leading news site that provides comprehensive analysis of autism research.

Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018

Dr. David Nelson is 2018 President of the American Society of Human Genetics

Dr. David Nelson has been elected the 2018 President of ASHG.

Friday, Mar. 09, 2018

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation interviews Dr. Roy Sillitoe

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation interviews Dr. Roy Sillitoe.

Thursday, Mar. 08, 2018

Molecular Medicine awards Ross Prize to Dr. Huda Zoghbi

Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives the sixth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Texas Children's raises awareness for rare diseases

This year on Feb. 24, hundreds of patients, family members, community advocates, health care providers and more joined Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine to gather at The Health Museum in Houston, raising awareness for rare diseases in observance of the upcoming Rare Disease Day. NRI researchers, Dr. Rodney Samaco, Dr. Surabi Veeraghavan and others were among those who participated at this event.

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Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Richard Engel & his wife share their fears for son Henry's future

Richard Engel and his wife Mary are coping with their 2-year-old son Henry’s devastating diagnosis with Rett Syndrome —and hoping that medical research may lead to a breakthrough before their son experiences the onset of more serious symptoms.

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

NBC News’ Richard Engel reveals his son’s heartbreaking medical journey

NBC News’ Richard Engel and his wife Mary found out last September that their son Henry has a serious genetic disorder. They hope new research might help Henry and other children with special needs.

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

Dr. Sillitoe to present a special keynote lecture at the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation

Dr. Roy Sillitoe is invited to present a special keynote lecture about his research in dystonia at the DMRF Medical and Scientific Advisory Council.

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives Lebanon's highest honor

Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives the National Order of the Cedar, Knight grade, Lebanon's highest honor for her scientific and medical discoveries.

Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

Tess Is Not Alone: A USP7 Family's Story

A father of a USP7 patient shares his daughter's medical journey.

Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017

How the UDN helped solve my daughter’s medical mystery

Find out how the Undiagnosed Disease Network identified a novel "gain-of-function" mutation in calcium channel gene (CACNA1A), which could help to diagnose and potentially treat many children like her.

Tuesday, Dec. 05, 2017

Charif Souki funds neurological research through $10 million gift

Charif Souki donates 10 million dollars to the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute to support neurological research.

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

NRI researcher, Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, receives the 2017 STAT Wunderkind Award

NRI physician-scientist, Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao receives the 2017 STAT Wunderkind Award.