For many, the prospect of a coming delivery is exciting. But for Benjamin Umlauf Ph.D., it’s not what’s in the package that holds his interest; it’s the how — the delivery method itself. And patients with brain conditions may soon benefit from his perspective.
Tuberculosis is a top killer in infectious diseases worldwide — but it’s preventable and treatable for those with access. International research efforts are shedding light on how community-focused solutions can hold the cure.
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.
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.
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.
Through decision science and economic modeling, Jenny Spencer is working to close gaps in early cancer care and prevention, with an emphasis on those who need it most.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents announced plans to build The University of Texas at Austin Medical Center, including a UT hospital and new MD Anderson Cancer Center, as part of a monumental health care initiative to accelerate and expand UT Austin’s burgeoning medical district.
Akua Afriyie-Gray is building something important: Central Texas’ first fellowship training program in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, which will expand opportunities for training and care.
Graham Aufricht is addressing health care disparities with Spanish-speaking patients and families through the establishment of a cultural and medical Spanish elective for residents.
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.
While a physician’s medical education and training never truly come to an end, 124 Dell Med doctors are celebrating a huge milestone in their careers: residency and fellowship graduation.
Physician-in-training Marvin Valencia is preparing for a career as a sports medicine physician and to treat athletes at one of the world’s greatest stages in sports: the Olympic Games.
A new study with big implications for kids with asthma: Dell Med’s Elizabeth Matsui led a team of researchers on a Baltimore-based study, finding that children whose families moved from distressed neighborhoods to better-resourced areas had a significant reduction in severe asthma attacks.
The Impact Factory brings together UT students and faculty from across disciplines to create innovative solutions to Central Texans’ pressing health problems.