Leading Tomorrow's Research
At Texas Children’s, we are driven to make a difference in the lives of children. Our research expertise has resulted in breakthrough developments for a variety of pediatric health conditions. With more than 800 clinic trials currently ongoing, we are working to solve many others. Finding the right diagnosis for one child can help countless more.
Breakthroughs are in our DNA
Together with our partner, Baylor College of Medicine, our research efforts push the boundaries of treatment protocols and potential cures for pediatric health conditions toward a better future for children.
$179M+ In annual external research funding
85 New disease genes discovered
800K+ Square feet of laboratory space
431 Active Clinical Trials
State-of-the-art Research Centers The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Duncan NRI is dedicated to solving pediatric and adult brain disorders and injuries. Home to more than 25 principal investigators and 200 scientists focused on leading-edge research, Duncan NRI’s discoveries in neuroscience could lead to therapies for many incurable conditions.
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Dr. Joo Hyun Kim, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Mingshan Xue who is a researcher at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute research at Texas Children’s Hospital, and an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine, has received an early career grant and a postdoctoral fellowship award from the American Epilepsy Society (AES) to support her research and professional development activities.
Dr. Katherine Y. King, associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, was recently invited by the National Institutes of Health to serve as Chair of the Basic Biology of Blood, Heart and Vasculature Study Section, Vascular and Hematology Integrated Review Group, at the Center of Scientific Review.