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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.

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.

Monday, Oct. 09, 2017

Dr. Zoghbi receives The George W. Jacoby Lectureship

Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives this year's George Jacoby Lectureship.

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

Our double miracles – Chloe and Layla

Two sisters suffering from an identical mystery disorder identified to carry a rare SCN4 mutation by the Undiagnosed Disease Network.

Tuesday, Sep. 05, 2017

Dr. Shuang Hao announced as inaugural recipient of the NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award

Inagural recipient of the NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award announced.

Saturday, Sep. 02, 2017

Dr. Arenkiel receives DeBakey Excellence in Research Award

The honor is given annually to Baylor College of Medicine faculty who have made the most significant published scientific contribution to clinical or basic biomedical research during the past three years.

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017

NRI, Baylor and Texas Children's partner with Alzheimer’s Association to host the 2017 Alzheimer’s Congressional update

NRI, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and Alzheimer's Association to host the 2017 Congressional update

Wednesday, Aug. 02, 2017

How fruit flies helped to find a diagnosis for my daughter

Bristol was recently diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental condition, a disorder so new she is the first patient to be identified with it at Texas Children’s or anywhere else in the world!

Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017

Dr. Holder receives Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's 2017 Clinical Scientist Award

Out of nearly 200 applicants, Holder is one of 17 physician/scientists across the United States who were selected for the award.