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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.

Nearly 170 New Doctors Join Austin’s Health Care Workforce Following Match Day 2024   »

Today’s “match” marks the transition from medical student to resident physician for the 168 incoming physicians in training that will join Austin’s health care workforce and the 48 Dell Med students soon to embark on their residencies across the country.

‘The Best Learning Is by Doing’: Two Dell Med Doctors on Teaching the Next Generation  »

Two Dell Med physicians who were honored for their clinical teaching excellence and impact on the next generation of physician leaders describe their approach to medical education.

UT Austin Cancer Prevention, Screening & Research Programs Expanding With CPRIT Support  »

Patients across Texas stand to benefit from expanded breast and lung cancer detection and screening, research on HPV self-testing, and potential new cancer therapies as a result of several awards from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas to advance the work of research teams at The University of Texas at Austin.

New Quantum Sensing Center Aims to Transform Disease Diagnostics & Prevention »

Dell Med researchers are part of a new effort to use quantum sensing technologies to develop more efficient and reliable ways to diagnose and prevent serious medical conditions.

Mackenzie Thompson: Finding Solutions for Emergency ‘Frequent Fliers’ »

Emergency medicine resident Mackenzie Thompson, M.D., MPH, is providing health care solutions for “frequent fliers” in the emergency department.

Charles D. Fraser Awarded 2024 Presidential Citation »

Charles D. Fraser Jr., M.D., is one of four members of The University of Texas at Austin community to receive this year’s Presidential Citation from President Jay Hartzell.

Two New Studies by UT Experts Unveil Key Insights Into Long COVID »

Two new studies out of UT Health Austin’s Post-COVID-19 Program reveal significant insights into Long COVID, including who is affected, the cluster of symptoms they experience and how their lives are impacted.

Greg Muller: Confronting Fear at Home & in Conflict Zones  »

Greg Muller, Ph.D., is an expert in helping people face their fears, and lends that expertise both locally and in international conflict zones.

Priya Jacob: Breaking Down Systemic Barriers to Care »

Priya Jacob, a pediatric resident, is improving the quality of patient care while reducing the cost burden on families and health care systems by standardizing care for children with constipation.

Daniel Freedman: Advancing Care for a Widely Misunderstood Condition »

Daniel Freedman, D.O., is working to improve health communication and decrease stigma for families of children who experience psychogenic nonepileptic events.

Five Courageous Leaders Tackle Vexing Health Challenges  »

A new professional development program at Dell Medical School is increasing the capacity of five local leaders to drive systemic change that gives everyone a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.

From Residents to Fellows: Staying at Dell Med to Improve Care for the Austin Community »

Hear from three Dell Med residency graduates about why Austin is the best place to continue their fellowship training and the impact this continuity is having on their career trajectory.

Brooke Wagen: Making Space for Connection in Practice  »

Brooke Wagen, a hospice and palliative medicine fellow, describes her Distinction in Care Transformation project, the Lazarus Phenomenon, which provides her peer residents and fellows space to gather and share their stories.