Neuroscience News

Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 9, 2014
Dr. Koen Venken has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Key process required to weaken strength of synaptic connections, store memory identifiedJul 1, 2014
Baylor researchers find new model, mechanism for long-term depression of neuronal activity.
Zoghbi receives honorary degree from Yale UniversityMay 20, 2014
Baylor's Dr. Huda Zoghbi was the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Medical Sciences degree at Yale University’s 2014 commencement ceremony.
Two Baylor leaders elected to the National Academy of SciencesApr 29, 2014
Dr. Dora E. Angelaki, professor and Wilhelmina Robertson Chair in Neuroscience, and Dr. Martin M. Matzuk, director of the Center for Drug Discovery and vice chair of pathology & immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, have both been elected to the Nation
Angelaki named to the American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 25, 2014
Dr. Dora E. Angelaki, professor and the Wilhelmina Robertson Chair in Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named to one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies – the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Zoghbi awarded 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental BiologyApr 8, 2014
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, will receive the 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.
McNair Symposium gives research the spotlightMar 28, 2014
The third annual McNair Symposium will be held at Baylor College of Medicine featuring lectures by two Baylor McNair Scholars and three other guest lectures, Wednesday, April 2.
McGovern Institute for Brain Research to honor Dr. Huda ZoghbiMar 4, 2014
The McGovern Institute will award the Scolnick Prize to Dr. Zoghbi April 30.
Bellen honored by Genetics Society of AmericaJan 31, 2014
Dr. Hugo Bellen awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award, established to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers.
Neonatal dose of estrogen may prevent catastrophic epilepsyJan 23, 2014
Research at Baylor finds small estrogen dose could help treat infantile spasms syndrome, potentially prevent catastrophic seizures later in life.