Huda Zoghbi is Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Neuroscience, and Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and serves as an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She is also the Director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital.
Zoghbi’s interest is in understanding healthy brain development as well as what goes awry in specific neurological conditions. She has published seminal work on the molecular basis of Rett syndrome and on late-onset neurodegenerative diseases. She trained many scientists and physician-scientists and is a member of several professional organizations and boards. Dr. Zoghbi received numerous honors including election to the Institute of Medicine in 2001 and to the National Academy of Sciences in 2004.
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