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Breathe Easy: Researchers Work to Pinpoint Precise Sources of Austin Asthma Disparities  »

A multidisciplinary research team, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is characterizing the sources of local air pollution leading to 60% more hospitalizations for childhood asthma in Travis County.

Lief Fenno: Bridging the Gap From Research to Remedy »

Lief Fenno is working to help treatments for mental illness deliver a similar level of power and precision as the tools that inform them.

Collaborating to Address Gaps in the System »

In Austin, collaborative efforts by students and clinicians means those seeking asylum in the U.S. now have better access to consistent, high-quality forensic medical exams. At the same time, the students involved are gaining important leadership experience.

AI Tech Accurately Diagnoses Knee Arthritis from Medical Images »

A new AI model diagnoses knee arthritis with clinical-grade performance, using only x-ray images. The University of Texas at Austin’s Vagheesh Narasimhan and Dell Med’s Prakash Jayakumar trained the model on tens of thousands of x-rays in the UK Biobank.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Announce First Pediatric Partial Heart Transplant in Texas »

In a historic first for Texas, UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center announce a partial heart transplant on an 11-month-old boy — the seventh known pediatric partial heart transplant in the world.

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