Faculty members

Marco Sardiello, Ph.D. 106x80
Dr. Marco Sardiello is devoted to developing innovative therapies to treat the most common group of pediatric neurodegenerative diseases. His research is currently focused on the role of the Batten Gene, CLN3, in juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.

Research Breakthroughs

Peek Into Our Labs

Spotlight on Texas Children's cutting-edge epilepsy research

Dr. John Swan, director of the Cain Foundation Labs and co-director of Neurological Research Institute (NRI) describes how close collaborations among NRI/Texas Children's physician-scientists is crucial to identify and clinically translate cutting-edge discoveries for childhood epilepsies.



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.