Faculty members

Ben Deneen_small
  Dr. Deneen is interested in elucidating molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in gliogenesis and how dysregulation of these processes leads to various neurological disroders such as cerebral palsy and white matter injury.  

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.