Skip Navigation and Go To Content

Media Relations

feature banner image

According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 1 in 6 children in the United States had a developmental disability in 2006-2008, ranging from mild disabilities such as speech and language impairments to serious developmental disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, autism and intellectual disabilities. At The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), researchers and clinicians are finding ways to give these children the early intervention and skills they need to live fulfilling lives.

UTHealth specialists available for interview

Back-to-school tips for parents of children with autism, ADHD

Anson Koshy, M.D., of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth has back-to-school tips for the parents of children with autism, ADHD and other neurodevelopmental challenges.

Continue reading »

UTHealth to host free forum on insightful autism information on March 25 in TMC

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experts will discuss the latest advances in care at a free public forum sponsored by the Neuroscience Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at  Houston (UTHealth). It is at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, in The Denton A. Cooley, MD and Ralph C. Cooley, DDS University Life Center, 7440 Cambridge St.

Continue reading »

Scientists identify gene predisposing to artery-damaging disease

A genetic discovery by a team led by Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., of The University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston (UTHealth) could help explain a cause of a mysterious artery-damaging disease that may affect up to an estimated 5 million Americans and often strikes without warning.

Continue reading »

More on this topic