Director, IDDRC

Huda Yahya Zoghbi, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6558

Molecular basis of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders; Nervous system development

Associate Director, IDDRC

David L Nelson, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-8160

Human genome and disease gene analysis; Fragile X syndrome; Incontinentia pigmenti; Complex genetics

Associate Director, IDDRC

Rodney Cavero Samaco, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-8788

Neurobehavioral & neuropsychiatric genetics, rodent disease models, preclinical studies

IDDRC Internal Advisory Committee

The Internal Advisory Committee assists the director and associate director with long-term planning, operations and policy issues within the IDDRC. The members of the advisory committee are knowledgeable in administrative aspects of the college and active members in strategic planning efforts aimed at advancing both basic and clinical research at Baylor College of Medicine. Members of the ASAC as well as other members of Baylor administration are committed to enhancing the scope of IDD research at Baylor as evident by the school's investment in developing the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory.

Adam Kuspa, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Dean of Research

Phone

  • (713) 798-1060

Dictyostelium genomics; Cellular regulatory mechanisms that govern cell differentiation in eukaryotes; Dictyostelium host-pathogen interactions

C Thomas Caskey, MD, FACP, FACMG, FRSC

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3174

The genetic basis of schizophrenia and the discovery of schizophrenia disease genes