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.



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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