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Zoghbi Awarded World’s Largest Neuroscience Prize

The Baker Institute congratulates Huda Zoghbi — Texas Childrens Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine's Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute director, and a Baker Institute board member — who is the co-recipient of the world's largest neuroscience award, known as the "Brain Prize":

WATCH: "I went into science because I wanted to help people with Rett Syndrome. That was my inspiration," said Zoghbi in a video, with co-recipient Sir Adrian Bird of University of Edinburgh, about the $1.5 million award. Her remarks on science start at the 0.35 mark: