Thursday, March 8, 2018
Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives the sixth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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, January 31, 2018
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.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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.
Friday, January 26, 2018
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, January 23, 2018
Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives the National Order of the Cedar, Knight grade, Lebanon's highest honor for her scientific and medical discoveries.
Monday, January 15, 2018
A father of a USP7 patient shares his daughter's medical journey.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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, December 5, 2017
Charif Souki donates 10 million dollars to the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute to support neurological research.
Friday, October 27, 2017
NRI physician-scientist, Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao receives the 2017 STAT Wunderkind Award.
Monday, October 9, 2017
Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives this year's George Jacoby Lectureship.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Two sisters suffering from an identical mystery disorder identified to carry a rare SCN4 mutation by the Undiagnosed Disease Network.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Inagural recipient of the NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award announced.
Saturday, September 2, 2017
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, August 25, 2017
NRI, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and Alzheimer's Association to host the 2017 Congressional update
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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, July 26, 2017
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
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
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 3, 2017
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.