From muscle weakness to poor sleep and vision problems – aging takes a toll on the body, especially for older people who have multiple sclerosis. New research by UT Health Austin’s Léorah Freeman will help meet the needs of older patients and shed light on how MS changes with age.
How does health social work improve patient outcomes? Two out of three patients at UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute report improvement in six months when social workers are integrated into teams to provide cognitive behavioral therapy.
Dell Medical School researchers, led by David Paydarfar, begin research on fitness wearables to detect delirium — a common precursor to Alzheimer’s Disease.
Dell Med nutritional scientist Marissa Burgermaster uses artificial intelligence to help patients and clinicians make better dietary decisions together.
The Dell Pediatric Research Institute is laser-focused on improving cutting-edge care for kids and families in Central Texas.
In one of the first studies of its kind, Dell Medical School researchers show that several people with motor disabilities were able to operate a wheelchair that translates their thoughts into movement.
Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D., who currently serves as dean of clinical and translational science and chair of the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has been named senior vice president for medical affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and dean of Dell Medical School.
After 27 years on faculty at Mayo Clinic, Claudia F. Lucchinetti, M.D., is headed to The University of Texas at Austin. Beginning in December, she will lead not only Dell Med as its dean, but UT’s comprehensive health care strategy in her role as senior vice president for medical affairs.
The number of medical residents and fellows in Travis County affiliated with Ascension Seton and Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has more than doubled since 2015. This translates to 401 new doctors providing specialty care for Central Texas patients, including tens of thousands of uninsured and underinsured patients each year.
A newer-generation stroke drug is outperforming the standard clot buster at Ascension Seton hospitals in Central Texas. Dell Med neurologist Steven Warach, M.D., explains how tenecteplase saves both time and money when it comes to treating ischemic stroke.
For many, the COVID-19 pandemic spelled disaster. Dell Med teams partnered with community organizations and volunteers across Central Texas to reach those most vulnerable.
Researchers at the UT COVID Modeling Consortium and Dell Med found that a five-day delay between identifying a case and isolating contacts was the Achilles’ heel impeding early containment.
Jessica Chambers is transforming health care, one night shift at a time. Her aim is to make overnight medicine just as forward-thinking and full of opportunity as the daytime shift.
Justin Rousseau leverages both his medical expertise as a neurologist and training in biomedical informatics to support the many ways data can transform health — both in and out of the clinic.
Across the nation, jails often end up providing much-needed mental health care. A new collaboration between Dell Med and local partners aims to change that — with a focus on health equity.
Dell Med and Austin Community College to launch a new mental health pilot called the Amplify Center for young adults.
A partnership spanning Dell Med and dozens of partners across Central Texas aims to catch cancer diagnoses early — or, better yet, prevent them altogether.