NINDS names Byrne Javits Award recipient

John Byrne, PhD, professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, associate dean for Research, June and Virgil Waggoner Chair, director of the UTHealth Houston Neuroscience Center, is a recipient of the 2023 Javits Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders…

Byrne named chair of NIH study section

John Byrne, PhD, June and Virgil Waggoner Chair in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, has been named chair of the Learning, Memory, and Decision Neuroscience (LMDN) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)….

$3 million grant to further study how neurons work together

Studying how neurons work together in order to better understand neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and autism spectrum disorders, researchers led by John Byrne, PhD, at McGovern Medical School have been awarded more than $3 million from the National…