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Cullen Trust For Higher Education Driving Shift to Health Care Value With $5 Million Gift to Dell Medical School »

Cullen trust for higher education driving shift to health care value with $5 million gift to dell medical school.

Housing Authority Partners with Dell Med to Advance Health for Low-Income Residents in East Austin  »

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin is partnering with Dell Medical School to advance health for low-income residents in East Austin.

Neurodegenerative Disease Research at UT Gets Financial Boost Thanks to Facebook Founder »

Ning “Jenny” Jiang, an associate professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and Dell Medical School’s Department of Oncology, has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to participate in the philanthropic organization’s inaugural Neurodegeneration Challenge Network.

Dell Med, Community Partners Tackling Critical Health Needs for Austin’s Homeless »

Dell Med and community partners are tackling critical health needs for Austin’s homeless through innovative mobile care team.

Smartphones Enable Study to Combat Pregnancy Complications »

To combat maternal mortality and pregnancy complications, the National Science Foundation has awarded The University of Texas at Austin a $1.2 million Smart and Connected Health grant to support research using smartphones to monitor the activity and behavior of 1,000 pregnant women in the Austin area.

Dell Medical School Professor Joins Prestigious National Academy of Medicine »

Public health and information technology expert Karen B. DeSalvo has been inducted as a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

Flu Vaccine is Our Best Bet to Avoid Last Season’s Influenza Epidemic »

Getting the flu vaccine is the most critical step you can take to prevent your family and yourself from being sidelined by the influenza virus this year.

Improved Access and Continuity of Care for Veterans a Partnership Priority »

Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Dell Med and Seton are working to provide better access and more streamlined care for local veterans.

Dell Medical School Launches Data Hub to Accelerate Biomedical Research, Advance Health »

Dell Medical School is accelerating innovation and research by creating a Biomedical Data Science Hub to help solve complex research and clinical problems.

Work, Money Worries Leave Many Musicians Singing the Blues »

New research adds to a rather limited body of study dedicated to musicians’ mental health, an area that needs more focus from behavioral health professionals.

Texas Agency Helps to Attract Pediatric Cancer Researcher to Dell Medical School »

The University of Texas at Austin has hired cancer researcher John Powers, Ph.D., as an assistant professor of pediatrics at Dell Medical School.

Stroke Prevention Drug Combo Shows Promise, Study Says »

Taking a combination of the clot preventer clopidogrel and aspirin may lower the risk of having a major stroke within 90 days of a minor stroke.

New Protocols for Prescribing Pain Meds to New Moms Cut Opioid Use »

Dell Med and Seton Healthcare Family employ new protocols to curb opioid use by new mothers for postpartum pain by more than 40 percent.

Dell Med Launches Population & Mental Health Projects »

Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin is launching two new projects around population and mental health.

Preeminent Pediatric Heart Surgeon Charles Fraser to Join Dell Medical School & Dell Children’s »

One of the world’s leading pediatric heart surgeons, Charles Fraser Jr., M.D., is joining the faculty of the Dell Medical School.

Identifying Cancer in Just 10 Seconds »

UT Austin researchers developed a cancer-detecting “pen” that allows surgeons to identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds — 150 times faster than existing technology.

iPad App May Help Make Colon Cancer Screenings More Accessible »

An iPad app teaching patients about colon cancer screening options may help boost screening rates.

Prominent Pediatric Neurologist to Join Dell Med, Dell Children’s »

Acclaimed pediatric neurologist E. Steve Roach, M.D., is coming to Central Texas to advance research and learning around pediatric and adult brain and spine care.

Opinion: Today’s Doctors Are an Endangered Species »

Artificial intelligence is a threat to the medical profession as we know it. What can be done to save us?

Research Projects Emerge from UT Austin-Mexico Summit »

Researchers from leading health institutions in Mexico and The University of Texas at Austin gathered this week in Austin to develop research projects to improve health.