Dell Medical School’s Health Transformation Research Institute, in partnership with Texas Biologics, is creating opportunities for basic scientists and clinical investigators to exchange ideas and partner with one another to improve health care for all.
The first large-scale, multi-center clinical trial is under way Dell Med to understand the safety and effectiveness of beginning labor induction at home instead of going to the hospital first — enabling a more person-centered approach to childbirth.
A team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has found a new bio-inspired drug restores the effectiveness of immune cells in fighting cancer.
Dell Med and Ascension Seton welcomed 129 residents and 45 fellows this summer as they started the next phase of their medical training – graduate medical education. Meet six of the newest trainees.
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.