You are here

News

Friday, March 15, 2019
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.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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.
Monday, March 4, 2019
CURE Epilepsy’s Day of Science
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Dr. Huda Zoghbi elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors this week.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
NRI's fourth biennial symposium and workshop was focused on "Neuropsychiatry".
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Dr. Hari Krishna Yalamanchili receives the 2018 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
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.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Dr. Hsiao Tuan Chao awarded the National Institutes of Health Director’s Early Independence Award from the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Dr. Schaaf presents at the annual ACMG meeting.
Monday, June 18, 2018
Dr. Zhandong Liu receives the Distinguished Service Award from the International Association for Intelligent Biology and Medicine (IAIBM).
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Dr. Mingshan Xue receives the 2018 McKnight Scholar Award.
Monday, June 11, 2018
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 Bosch-Boonstra-Schaaf Optic Atrophy Syndrome (BBSOAS) family conference was held last month in Houston.
Friday, April 20, 2018
FDA approves everolimus to treat partial-onset tuberous sclerosis-associated seizures, a treatment developed by our researchers.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Dr. Huda Zoghbi is elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Dr. Rodney Samaco is featured in Spectrum News, a leading news site that provides comprehensive analysis of autism research.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Dr. David Nelson has been elected the 2018 President of ASHG.
Friday, March 9, 2018
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation interviews Dr. Roy Sillitoe.