Faculty Members

Rodney C. Samaco, Ph.D. 106x80
Dr. Samaco's pioneering research focuses on studying the key neuroanatomical and molecular determinants of social behavior using mouse models of syndromic autism. His work aims to uncover the molecular changes that are responsible for social behavior abnormalities in specific neuronal populations.

Research Breakthroughs


Meetings and Events

  • Spring Forum/image description
    April 10, 2017, 11:15AM -1:00 PM, Houston Marriott Marquis
    Join us to hear Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute discuss extraordinary advances being made in neurological research

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.