As scientists gain a greater understanding of how DNA affects our health, Houston's top physicians are using personalized medicine to make exciting advancements in the treatment of pediatric diseases, from autism to cancer. Below, we profile five doctors whose cutting-edge research and newly-minted therapies are making an impact that will be felt for generations to come.

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Target Practice: Gene Sequencing and the Fight Against Cancer in Children

Studies like BASIC3 could go a long way toward finding more genetic mutations, and along with that, more tailored drugs.

07/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Close Range: A Quest to Understand and Treat Autism on Both Ends of the Spectrum

“There’s a lot of great evidence to suggest that autism is strongly influenced by genetic factors."

07/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian