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

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2019 Brain Night for Kids at McGovern Health Museum (1515 Hermann Dr.) will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019  Held annually, this  free event is part of international “Brain Awareness Week” and packed with exciting 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.

24th Annual Neuroscience Public Forum will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Cooley University Life Center.  The forum is free to the public.  The annual forum is part of international “Brain Awareness Week” and is one of the largest, public neuroscience outreach events held in Houston, allowing hundreds of members of the Houston community to interact with scientists and clinicians as well as view demonstrations and displays related to brain function and health.




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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 28

UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center: 2019 Distinguished Lectures in the Neurosciences

Thursday, 4:00pm
Speaker: Henry L. Roediger, III, Ph.D.
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences Washington University in St. Louis
“Making Learning Stick: The Science of Successful Learning”
McGovern Medical School MSB 2.006

Mar 14

UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center: Free BRAIN NIGHT for KIDS

Thursday, 6:00pm
“2019 Brain Night for KIDS”
The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive

Apr 13

UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center: 24th Annual Free Public Forum

Saturday, 10:30am
Maintaining Brain Health across the Life Span
Moderator: Thomas D. Meyer, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, Director, Psychological Intervention & Research Program On Mood Spectrum Disorders, Co‐Director, The UTHealth Brain Collection For Research In Psychiatric Disorders
Cooley University Life Center, 7440 Cambridge Street Houston, TX 77054

Neuroscience Research Center

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

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