A startup co-founded by Dr. Sheth raises $18M to develop therapeutic brain implants


Motif Neurotech, a Houston-based startup co-founded by Cain Labs director, Dr. Sameer Sheth along with Rice University faculty and UT Houston physicians has raised $18M to develop a brain implant device to treat treatment-resistant depression and other mental health conditions. 


Sheth lab researchers present at leading international conferences


Several students and trainees mentored by Dr. Sameer Sheth were offered opportunities to present their research at leading international conferences recently.


Texas Children’s and Baylor College participate in a multicenter study to evaluate readiness for future STXBP1 disorders clinical trials


Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine clinicians and research investigators have recently launched the STXBP1 Clinical Trial Ready (STARR), a new study focused on developing clinical trial readiness for STXBP1-related disorders, an epileptic and neurodevelopmental cond


A Cain Lab student awarded a poster prize


Kevin Jiang, a graduate student enrolled in the Neuroscience Program at Baylor College of Medicine and Medical Scientist Training won a poster prize at the 29th Annual Neuroscience Poster Session held on Dec 2, 2023, at the UT Cooley University Life Center.


Dr. John Swann appointed as Distinguished Emeritus Professor


After 30 years of remarkable leadership as the Scientific Director of the Gordon and Mary Cain Pediatric Neurology Research Foundation Laboratories and co-director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital, Dr.