Duncan NRI

Discoveries that change lives

At the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s work together to demystify neurological diseases and help the world heal.

In partnership with Baylor College of Medicine

Devoted to understanding and treating brain disorders

Devoted to understanding and treating brain disorders

Duncan NRI directors, Drs. Huda Zoghbi and Joshua Shulman, and our entire faculty team of 30+ stellar investigators, are dedicated to advancing our understanding of brain disorders, and discovering novel treatments that will help millions around the world.

State-of-the-art core facilities

With ten shared labs, our facilities give investigators within Duncan NRI and elsewhere access to cutting-edge technologies and instrumentation.

Institute spotlight Celebrating more than 10 years of life-changing research

Since the Duncan NRI opened in 2010, our multidisciplinary faculty have continued to identify the underlying causes of brain disorders and discover new treatments for children and adults. Our deep-rooted generous and collaborative culture extends to local, national, and international partnerships, accelerating discoveries in neurodevelopmental, neurodegenerative, and psychiatric conditions.

News Dec 08, 2020

Cain Labs for Epilepsy Research

Determined to find the causes of and treatments for pediatric catastrophic epilepsies. 

Groundbreaking discoveries start here

Help fund a better future

Your generous donations make our research possible. Give today, and you’ll help us continue our search for answers and give children with devastating neurological conditions the promise of a brighter tomorrow.