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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Issam M. Fares Family Lecture
Monday, November 11, 2019
Heather Born receives the 2019 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award. Drs. Parisa Lofti and Laura Lavery are chosen as the runners-up.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
NRI researchers and Loulou Foundation launch a joint research collaboration to study and find therapeutics for CDKL5 deficiency disorders.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
This important family conference will bring together physicians, scientists, trainees, and families to discuss current developments in MECP2 duplication syndrome research and patient care. Exciting potential therapeutic interventions will be addressed. More detailed information, including an agenda with speakers and discussion leaders, will be sent to all registered participants in November.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Leica Microsystems establishes a Center of Excellence at the NRI.
Monday, August 26, 2019
Texas Children's and NRI host the first ever family conference for EBF3-HADDS syndrome.
Friday, August 2, 2019
Rett Syndrome Symposium and Workshop
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Texas Children’s is hosting the SYNGAP1 Foundation’s Houston Family Meet this year and it will be held at Feigin Center in August.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Graduate student in Dr. Roy SIllitoe's lab is the winner of a prestigious award from the Society for Research on Cerebellum and Ataxias.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
BrightFocus Foundation honors Dr. Huda Zoghbi for her dedication to fight and end Alzheimer's disease.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives the 2019 Norman J. Siegel New Member Outstanding Science Award.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Dr. Sardiello receives the 2019 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research.
Monday, April 22, 2019
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.
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".