We facilitate scientific research and collaborative efforts in the neurosciences, creating an atmosphere of scientific exchange through multiple routes.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Neurological Diseases will be held on Saturday, February 20th from 10:30 am to Noon at the Cooley University Life Center (7440 Cambridge St., Houston, TX 77054). 

This free, family event will be moderated by UTHealth stem cell expert, Dr. Sean I. Savitz.  Panelists include UTHealth experts Drs. Qilin Cao, Charles S. Cox, Jr., Erin E. Furr-Stimming, and Jair C. Soares.  Join us for an educational morning where you can learn important information about upcoming and leading stem cell therapies for various neurological diseases. View photos from last year’s event on our Facebook page.



Brain Night for Kids at The Health Museum (1515 Hermann Dr.) will be held on Thursday, March 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  This  free event is packed with several activities for kids!  Families are invited to hold a real human brain, get their faces painted, learn about reflexes and explore how the brain works.  View photos from last year’s event on our Facebook page.



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Register for “stem cell therapy for neurological diseases”

January 19, 2016

Registration is now open for our free event open to the public. Don’t miss out!

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Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards have been announced

May 19, 2015

Congratulations to the many NRC faculty members who received this great honor!

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Director's Message

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John H. Byrne, Ph.D.

The Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) is a university-wide center where diverse and multidisciplinary research is conducted to further the understanding of neural and behavioral disorders.

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Upcoming Events

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Feb 20

Annual Public Forum: Stem Cell Therapy for Neurological Diseases

Saturday, 10:30am
Speaker: Sean I. Savitz, MD
Panelists include: Drs. Qilin Cao, Charles S. Cox, Erin E. Furr-Stimming, and Jair C. Soares
“Stem Cell Therapy for Neurological Diseases”
Cooley University Life Center, 7440 Cambridge St., Houston, TX
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Mar 17

UTHealth NRC Annual Brain Night for Kids

Thursday, 6:00pm
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX
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Mar 31

NRC Distinguished Lecture in the Neurosciences

Thursday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor, Associate Provost of Clinical and Translational Research, and Director of the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, 6431 Fannin St MSB 3.001
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Neuroscience Research Center

The University of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
6431 Fannin St
Suite MSB 7.046
Houston, TX 77030

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