Faculty members

Hui-Chen Lu, Ph.D. 106x80
Dr. Hui-Chen Lu has focused her research efforts on developing tools to prevent neurodegeneration common in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. She is currently investigating the organization of neocortical circuits in newborns.

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.