Dr. Huda Zoghbi Awarded Dickson Prize in Medicine

Zoghbi_Huda_sThis year’s recipient of the Dickson Prize in Medicine will go to Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Huda Zoghbi. The award, established by the Dickson Family through The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, goes to an outstanding American medical researcher to  Medicine.cMany of the former recipients are also Nobel Prize laureates.

Dr. Zoghbi’s work has been essential in advancing our understanding of Rett syndrome and MECP2 duplication syndrome, among many other important achievements.

We join many others in extending our congratulations to Dr. Zoghbi for this well-deserved award. Families of individuals with MECP2 Duplication syndrome have been and continue to be extremely thankful for her outstanding work.

The Dickson Prize has been given to one outstanding nominee each year since 1971.

For more coverage of Dr. Zoghbi’s award, see:

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Bio News Texas

 

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6 responses to “Dr. Huda Zoghbi Awarded Dickson Prize in Medicine

  1. kristi collins

    Thank you so much please continue your hard work we need a reversal for our boys and girls with mecp2

  2. Congratulations to Dr. Zoghbi on this well-deserved honor. Your whole body of work has been remarkable, and the families of individuals with Rett syndrome and MECP2 duplication syndrome greatly appreciate all you have done to help those affected and give us all hope.

  3. Congratulations and Thank you, Dr. Zoghbi, for leading the way with this research and giving hope for bettering the lives of our Rett/Duplication children!

  4. Congratulations Dr. Zoghbi!! You are one of our heroes in the MECP2 and Rett Syndrome Community!! Thank you so much for your research and your dedication to our children!!

    We are extremely thankful and grateful for your outstanding work!!!! –
    And thank you for the HOPE that your work has given us!!

  5. Jennifer Cline

    Congratulations Dr. Zoghbi!!! Thank you so much for all the research you do for our children. You do give everyone hope for helping these children have better lives. Thank you for everything you do!!!

  6. Amy Morrison Baker

    Congratulations, Dr. Zoghbi. You are truly making a difference for so many children and their families. Thank you so much. This is a well-deserved honor.

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