Award Name : Dickson Prize
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Medical
Location : Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
Huda Y. Zoghbi (born 1955)is a Lebanese-born physician and medical researcher. She is a professor in the departments of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, and Neurology and Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, the director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital, and an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Her work has elucidated mechanisms of Rett syndrome and spinocerebellar ataxias.She won Dickson Prize in Medicine in 2013.