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Jawless Fish Take a Bite out of the Blood-Brain Barrier »

A jawless parasitic fish could help lead the way to more effective treatments for multiple brain ailments, including cancer, trauma and stroke.

First-of-Its-Kind Health Social Work Department at Dell Medical School Means Better Whole-Person Care for All »

Dell Medical School and UT Austin’s Steve Hicks School of Social Work will jointly operate a new Department of Health Social Work within the med school.

New Research Identifies Potential PTSD Treatment Improvement »

Dell Medical School researchers may have found a way to improve a common treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Dell Medical School, OnlineMedEd Providing Online Courses to Teach High-Value Care Delivery to Current, Future Doctors »

In a shared effort to improve care, Dell Medical School and OnlineMedEd are teaming up to teach students and providers about value-based care.

Dell Medical School, Episcopal Health Foundation Join Forces to Advance Health Beyond the Clinic  »

Dell Medical School and Episcopal Health Foundation have announced a partnership to advance health interventions that address nonmedical causes of poor health.

Innovative Dell Medical School Initiative Doubles Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates »

A novel colorectal cancer screening initiative run by Dell Medical School has helped double the percentage of CommUnityCare Health Center patients being screened for this form of cancer.

Dell Medical School Building Features Soaring Sculpture ‘Passage’ from Blanton Museum of Art »

Dell Medical School will be the new home of Paul Villinski’s sculpture, “Passage,” a floating wood and metal sculpture on loan from the Blanton Museum of Art.

Primary Care, Health Equity & Population Health: Meet 5 Leaders »

Meet five of the people working toward the shared goal of making Austin a model healthy city.

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.

Another 50 for the Future »

Meet four of Dell Med’s newest future physician leaders.

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.