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Reducing Mouse Allergens May Improve Lung Growth for Asthmatic Children, Lead to Healthier Childhoods »

Newly published research suggests lowering exposure to allergens from mice may lead to improved lung growth for children with asthma living in low-income neighborhoods, helping them avoid lung ailments.

A Shared Mission: Building Bridges to Advance Community Health in Mexico, U.S. »

Building on last year’s groundbreaking inaugural summit, UT Austin health scholars and leading institutions in Mexico reconvened to design and conduct binational research projects aimed at improving health on both sides of the border.

‘Dr. Algorithm Will See You Now’: Machine Learning Can Diagnose Cancer — But Humans Must Still Weigh In »

Dell Med’s Adewole “Ade” Adamson co-authored a perspective piece published in The New England Journal of Medicine about artificial intelligence and cancer diagnoses.

First-of-Its-Kind Master’s in Design in Health Launches at UT Austin »

The School of Design and Creative Technologies and the Design Institute for Health are advancing the role of design with the creation of the Master of Arts in Design in Health.

Too Much Seafood? No Such Thing, Says Researcher »

Pediatrics professor Tom Brenna is a co-author of a recent analysis of more than 40 other studies that concluded something surprising: There’s no such thing as too much seafood.

Austin at the Cutting Edge of a New Business of Health »

Dell Medical School is bringing together diverse partners — including community-based organizations, health care payers and investors — in new ways to rethink the path to better health for vulnerable populations.

Dell Medical School Dean Clay Johnston Elected to National Academy of Medicine »

Dean Clay Johnston, M.D., Ph.D., of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

Amid National Health Crisis, Pain Plan Reduces Opioid Use for New Moms »

A Dell Medical School study found that a newly standardized pain treatment plan for pregnant women delivering in hospitals reduced mothers’ opioid use before and after delivery.

Ade Adamson: Studying Melanoma Care — & Busting Myths »

A common theme in Ade Adamson’s work is that representation is critical and conventional wisdom merits scrutiny.

Novel Nanogels Hold Promise for Improved Drug Delivery to Cancer Patients »

Researchers at Dell Medical School and The University of Texas at Austin have developed new guidelines for fabricating nanogels that can deliver numerous therapeutic treatments to treat cancer in a precise manner.

Health Startups Have New Home for Growth, Opportunity at UT Austin »

Health product innovators and entrepreneurs in the Texas capital are getting a leg up thanks to a new partnership between the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business and the Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School.

Patient Needs, Cultural Inclusivity at the Heart of Innovative Health Information Platform »

Researchers at Dell Medical School are developing an innovative patient engagement platform to make personal health information easily accessible and portable for everyone.

Military & Veteran Families Get Support at New UT Austin Institute »

Military families seeking support can find help through the new Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness — a joint effort between the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Department of Psychiatry.

UT Health Austin Recognized for Using Integrated Technology to Benefit Patients, Improve Medical Practice »

UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of Dell Medical School, has been awarded HealthCare’s Most Wired Certified Level 9 Performance Excellence Award by the College of Health Information Management Executives.

Five Months After FDA Ban, New Study Finds Alternate Procedure Comparable to Hysterectomy »

The study published in JAMA indicates the recently banned procedure known as mesh hysteropexy may provide an alternative for women with uterovaginal prolapse.

Texas Organization Donates Millions to Dell Med & UT Austin Cancer-Fighting Research »

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded grants to professors from The University of Texas at Austin and Dell Medical School.

Greater Blood Pressure Control Linked to Better Brain Health »

For adults with high blood pressure, greater blood pressure control than what’s currently considered standard is associated with fewer adverse changes of the brain, which could mean lower risks of dementia and cognitive impairment, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs »

The demolition and redevelopment of a vacant office building near the former University Medical Center Brackenridge will generate revenue to fund health care for people in Travis County with low income.

UT Austin’s Dell Medical School & McCombs School of Business Jointly Launch Health Care Transformation Master’s Program »

On Aug. 12, The University of Texas at Austin will welcome the inaugural class of its new degree program, a Master of Science in Health Care Transformation.

Meet the Class of 2023 »

With the addition of another 50 students, Dell Med is marking a milestone: full enrollment.