Faculty members

Hugo Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D. 106x80
Dr. Hugo Bellen's groundbreaking research efforts have revealed revolutionary information about neural development and neurotransmitter release. His research currently focuses on the role of genes in ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Research Breakthroughs

About NRI

The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital (NRI) opened in December 2010. Dedicated to improving the lives of patients facing devastating neurological disorders, the NRI is a basic research institute committed to understanding the pathogenesis of neurological diseases with the ultimate goal of developing treatments.

Collaboration and leadership in genetics and neuroscience have allowed faculty at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital to discover the underlying causes of dozens of neurological disorders.

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