Two Baylor researchers receive prestigious honors from Child Neurology Society

Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao received the 2017 Outstanding Junior Member Award from the Child Neurology Society for her discovery of the genetic cause of a neurodevelopmental condition known as the Hypotonia Ataxia and Developmental Disorder Syndrome. Chao is the clinical instructor in pediatric neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and physician-scientist at the Jan and Dan Read More…


Hotez receives 2017 Sackler Award for his work on neglected tropical diseases

Dr. Peter J. Hotez is the 2017 recipient of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership for his far-reaching work in the areas of neglected tropical disease (NTD) research and vaccine development. Hotez is dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also professor Read More…


Undiagnosed Disease Network helps patient families find answers to mysterious neurological diseases

When Bristol Dunlap was born, she was perfectly healthy. But by the time she was three months old, she was failing to reach her milestones and began showing worrisome symptoms. “She could not lift her head up or sit upright, her body was unusually floppy, and her left eye began turning inward even though her Read More…


Arenkiel to receive prominent research award

Dr. Benjamin Arenkiel, a researcher at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s has received a 2017 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Award, a prestigious honor given annually to Baylor College of Medicine faculty who have made the most significant published scientific contribution to clinical or basic biomedical Read More…


Clinical Research Center/Research Resources Office presents research award to Kathy McCarthy

The Clinical Research Center/Research Resources Office presented the Clinical Research Award for Second Quarter 2017 to Kathy McCarthy, research nurse, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. This award was established by the Clinical Research Center in collaboration with the Research Resources Office to recognize and honor individual contributions to protecting the best interest of the Read More…