You may be interested in learning more about a new clinical trial for children ages 9-12 years old....
Investigators at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are conducting a 180-week, study to assess the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication designed to treat the behavioral symptoms in children with autism.
Your child may be eligible if he/she:
Has a diagnosis of autism
Your child cannot participate if he/she:
weighs less than 48 pounds
What is involved?
Participants will take the medication for up to 180 weeks--no pills to swallow, the tasteless medication is sprinkled on food
What will I receive, if eligible to participate in this research study?
Risks and benefits will be discussed with research participants and their parent prior to enrolling in the study.
Where does this research study take place?
We are located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston and are part of the University of Texas Health Science Center.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Who do I contact?
For further information and to find out if your child is eligible to participate, please call Rosleen Mansour at 713-486-2591 or you may email Rosleen.Mansour@uth.tmc.edu.
You may print out our flyer by clicking on the link below.
Deborah A. Pearson , Ph.D.
Cynthia W. Santos, M.D.
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