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

NRC Highlights

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Register now for Brain Awareness Week activities!! All events are FREE and open to the public!

Brain Night for Kids at The Health Museum (1515 Hermann Dr.) will be held on Thursday, March 20th 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 the event on our Facebook page.

MS UPDATE: Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Multiple Sclerosis will be held on Saturday, April 5th from 10:30 am to Noon at the Cooley University Life Center (7400 Cambridge St., Houston, TX 77054). 

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This free, family event will be co-moderated by multi-platinum recording artist Clay Walker and UTHealth MS expert Dr. Jerry Wolinsky. Panelists include UTHealth experts Drs. John Lincoln, John Lindsey, Nneka Ifejika and Flavia Nelson. Join us for an educational morning where you can learn important information about MS. Click here to register.

Recent News

Dr. Huda Zoghbi to deliver 2014 Distinguished Lecture in the Neurosciences on March 27th

March 7, 2014

Event will be held on Thursday, March 27th at 4:00 pm at the UTHealth Medical School, Room 3.001. For more information please visit: https://med.uth.edu/nrc/distinguished-lecture-series/

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REGISTER NOW for the MS UPDATE featuring Clay Walker and Dr. Jerry Wolinsky! 

February 20, 2014

To register and learn more about this free educational event, click here.  Event will be held on Saturday, April 5th from 10:30 am to Noon.

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Clay Walker and Dr. Jerry Wolinsky set to co-moderate 2014 Public Forum!

January 16, 2014

To register and learn more about this free educational event, click here.  Event will be held on Saturday, April 5th from 10:30 am to Noon.

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Photos from the 20th Annual Neuroscience Poster Session are up!

December 17, 2013

Check out our Facebook page to see the photos! “Like” the page to stay up-to-date on local neuroscience events and activities.

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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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