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Dell Med Research to Inform Healthy Aging for Older Patients with Multiple Sclerosis  »

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.

The Future of Health: Integrating Social Work Into Health Care »

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 Study Enlists Fitness Wearables in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s »

Dell Medical School researchers, led by David Paydarfar, begin research on fitness wearables to detect delirium — a common precursor to Alzheimer’s Disease.

​Doctors and Patients Have a New Tool to Aid in Conversations About Diet »

Dell Med nutritional scientist Marissa Burgermaster uses artificial intelligence to help patients and clinicians make better dietary decisions together.

UT Austin Researchers and Physicians Team Up to Fight Childhood Diseases  »

The Dell Pediatric Research Institute is laser-focused on improving cutting-edge care for kids and families in Central Texas.

Brain-Powered Wheelchair Shows Real-World Promise »

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 Lucchinetti Appointed Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs at UT Austin & Dean of Dell Medical School »

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.

Introducing Claudia Lucchinetti, Dell Med’s Next Dean »

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.

Dell Medical School & Ascension Seton More Than Double Number of Medical Residents Providing Care in Austin  »

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.

Transition to Newer Clot-Busting Drug Improves Patient Outcomes, Lowers Cost in Treating Ischemic Stroke »

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.

A Prescription for Broccoli »

Dell Med experts are helping partners across Texas normalize nutrition as an antidote to disease. One day, your health plan might pay for it like any other treatment.

Caring for Our Neighbors: Spotlight on the Central Texas Check-In »

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.

Delays in Contact Tracing Impeded Early COVID-19 Containment »

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: Shining a Light on Nocturnal Medicine »

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: Building Bridges With Health Care Data »

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.

Keeping Mental Health Crises Out of the Criminal Justice System »

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 Medical School, Austin Community College Team Up to Support Mental Health Needs  »

Dell Med and Austin Community College to launch a new mental health pilot called the Amplify Center for young adults.

Meet the Class of 2026 »

Our newest medical students — the next generation of physician leaders — are united by a common goal: health transformation to benefit all.

From Chaos, Calm: Cancer Care in Focus »

The Livestrong Cancer Institutes’ CaLM model of whole-person care is helping patients realize a life beyond their diagnosis.

An Ounce of Prevention: A Community’s Cure »

A partnership spanning Dell Med and dozens of partners across Central Texas aims to catch cancer diagnoses early — or, better yet, prevent them altogether.