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Alex Saucedo: Bridging a Research Gap to Safeguard High-Risk Pregnancies »

Alex Saucedo is filling the gaps in available research for pregnant patients requiring complex care, paving the way for safer deliveries and better care for high-risk pregnancies.

Arbel Harpak: Pursuing the Next Frontier in Genetics »

Supported by a Pew scholarship, Harpak’s lab will pursue new directions for understanding how biological sex matters in genetics and evolution.

Cutting to the Core: Student-Led Research Informs Surgery Best Practices »

Meet three Dell Med students who, mentored by leading Austin surgeons, are making an impact in improving access and quality for surgical procedures, locally and beyond.

Raaj Pyada: From the Menu to the Prescription Pad »

Raaj Pyada, Dell Med ‘25, is keenly focused on the ways that food — and the food system — hold the key to reducing the impact of chronic diseases like these.

Ensuring ‘Pediatric Readiness’ in Emergency Departments Costs Little and Saves Lives »

Many hospitals don’t have the resources to treat pediatric patients in an emergency – but a new study shows that making emergency departments “pediatric ready” costs as little as a cup of coffee per patient and can potentially reduce a child’s risk of death in an emergency by up to 76%. Dell Med’s Katherine Remick explains how this small investment can make a big difference in saving kids’ lives.

2024 ‘Research Day’ Celebrates Wide-Ranging Scholarly Achievements in Graduate Medical Education »

This year’s Resident and Fellow Research Day highlighted quality improvement, clinical vignettes and research within graduate medical education.

Lucchinetti: Texas’ ‘Big Team’ Poised for Big Impact as AI & Health Converge »

At the inaugural UT System AI Symposium in Health Care, Dean Claudia Lucchinetti joined experts to discuss the statewide expertise and opportunities to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve health and care.

Dell Med Student Inducted Into Honor Medical Society »

This spring, third-year Dell Medical student Sarah McWilliam was selected for induction into the school’s chapter the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Pioneering New Study Uncovers Insights Into PTSD & Major Depressive Disorder »

Groundbreaking molecular insights into PTSD and major depressive disorder from researchers at Dell Med. The findings could pave the way for novel, personalized treatments and biomarker development.

Sujit Iyer: Strengthening Pediatric Emergency Care With Evidence-Based Training  »

Sujit Iyer found the opportunity to combine his interest in quality improvement, community outreach and leadership training through educational pediatric emergency care programs.

Michael Dell: 2024 Grads Will Practice in ‘An Age of Miracles’ »

Tech visionary, business leader and proud Longhorn Michael Dell delivered the keynote address at Thursday’s convocation for Dell Medical School’s Class of 2024, challenging the graduates to lead health care into a new age.

Freda Coren: Advancing Harm Reduction Through Research »

Third-year medical student Freda Coren is bridging her knowledge in medical anthropology and harm reduction to better care for underserved communities.

Khalid Sheikh: Advancing Care for Fellow Patients With Chronic Illness  »

Internal medicine resident Khalid Sheikh’s journey through chronic illness ignited a passion for healing and advocacy, driving his pursuit of a career in endocrinology, where he’ll support others navigating similar health struggles.

Neuroimaging & Artificial Intelligence Help Detect Brain Changes, Development of Future Disorder in Children of Bipolar Parents »

Dell Medical School researchers are using AI and neuroimaging techniques to identify changes in the brains among children of adults living with bipolar disorder, aiming to achieve a better understanding and even prevention of the debilitating disease.

Sara Gottesman: Illustrating a New Way to Enhance Patient Care »

Sara Gottesman is using illustrative instruction to assist her peer physicians in training while elevating patient care standards, all while working to save lives in the process.

Celebrating Excellence in Research & Mentorship: Announcing the Fourth Annual Ken Shine Research Awards »

Dell Medical School’s Health Transformation Research Institute presented the fourth annual Ken Shine Awards for Excellence in Research and Research Mentorship.

Universal Brain-Computer Interface Lets People Play Games With Just Their Thoughts »

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a universal brain-computer interface that allows individuals to play games using only their thoughts.

Building a Two-Way Street: Global Education From Texas to Kenya … & Back  »

Through the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare’s Consortium partnership in Kenya, Dell Medical School is innovating on ways to improve two-way global education for both international and U.S. medical exchange students.

Ammar Ahmed: Practicing What We Teach »

A leading dermatologist, educator and researcher, Ammar Ahmed, M.D., is making waves across Austin and the U.S. for students and patients alike.

Air Pollution in Austin Neighborhoods Linked to Asthma Disparities, UT Study Finds  »

A new study led by researchers at Dell Med and the College of Natural Sciences reveals a concerning link between air pollution in Austin neighborhoods and asthma-related ER visits, particularly impacting communities of color.