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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.

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

Bellen Lab researcher receives the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

Named for the late Dr. Harold Weintraub, the award honors Weintraub's scientific leadership in the field of molecular biology and his legacy as an extraordinary mentor, colleague, collaborator and friend.

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017

We have our USP7 family

For most of our 7-year-old daughter Tess's life, we've been on our own. Her ultra-rare mutation in her USP7 gene has no awareness day, bumper sticker or fun run.

Wednesday, May. 03, 2017

Now there are eight

USP7 is like the rheostat that controls your lights, in one key way: it allows precise fine-tuning within those cells, so the protein recycling happens just right.

Wednesday, May. 03, 2017

NRI physician-scientists receive prestigious research scholarships from the American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurology is the world's largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals, with 32,000 members.

Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

Dr. Zoghbi honored with the 2017 Gairdner Canada International Award

This award recognizes some of the most significant medical discoveries from around the world.

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

Reagan's story

Reagan was diagnosed with a catastrophic seizure disorder called infantile spasms, for which there is no cure.

Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017

NRI researchers featured in Spectrum News and The Atlantic

This article, titled, "Meet the newest contestant in the scientific rat race" was first published in the Spectrum, a leading source of news and expert opinion on autism and republished in The Atlantic.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

My journey from a patient to a scientist

For six months now, I have been doing research on Angelman Syndrome. I have learned advanced laboratory techniques, received hands-on experience with mice and conducted an experiment that I submitted for the school science fair.

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Why I am a passionate advocate for research in rare diseases

Most people have never heard of Phelan-McDermid syndrome. Several years ago, I had never heard of it either, but today, finding a cure for this disease has become my life’s mission.

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

Our long journey to a SON diagnosis

In 2013, we met and consulted with Dr. Christian Schaaf. Recently, he had identified genetic mutations responsible for two new neurological disorders, and we felt very hopeful that he may be able to find an answer for Kylie’s mysterious condition.

Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016

Huda Zoghbi awarded the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine 2016

The prize honors individuals, regardless of race, nationality, gender and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or applications and whose work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind.

Thursday, Sep. 22, 2016

Dr. Huda Zoghbi - An Advisor to the Exciting New Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, founders of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, announced a $3-billion-dollar pledge to go towards an ambitious goal of preventing, curing or managing all diseases by the end of the century.

Tuesday, Sep. 06, 2016

Dr. Christian Schaaf featured in TMC News

Read an amazing story in TMC Pulse about the powerful impact of social media on modern medicine.