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Austin at the Cutting Edge of a New Business of Health »

Dell Medical School is bringing together diverse partners — including community-based organizations, health care payers and investors — in new ways to rethink the path to better health for vulnerable populations.

Dell Medical School Dean Clay Johnston Elected to National Academy of Medicine »

Dean Clay Johnston, M.D., Ph.D., of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

Amid National Health Crisis, Pain Plan Reduces Opioid Use for New Moms »

A Dell Medical School study found that a newly standardized pain treatment plan for pregnant women delivering in hospitals reduced mothers’ opioid use before and after delivery.

Ade Adamson: Studying Melanoma Care — & Busting Myths »

A common theme in Ade Adamson’s work is that representation is critical and conventional wisdom merits scrutiny.

Novel Nanogels Hold Promise for Improved Drug Delivery to Cancer Patients »

Researchers at Dell Medical School and The University of Texas at Austin have developed new guidelines for fabricating nanogels that can deliver numerous therapeutic treatments to treat cancer in a precise manner.

Health Startups Have New Home for Growth, Opportunity at UT Austin »

Health product innovators and entrepreneurs in the Texas capital are getting a leg up thanks to a new partnership between the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business and the Texas Health CoLab at Dell Medical School.

Patient Needs, Cultural Inclusivity at the Heart of Innovative Health Information Platform »

Researchers at Dell Medical School are developing an innovative patient engagement platform to make personal health information easily accessible and portable for everyone.

Military & Veteran Families Get Support at New UT Austin Institute »

Military families seeking support can find help through the new Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness — a joint effort between the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Department of Psychiatry.

UT Health Austin Recognized for Using Integrated Technology to Benefit Patients, Improve Medical Practice »

UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of Dell Medical School, has been awarded HealthCare’s Most Wired Certified Level 9 Performance Excellence Award by the College of Health Information Management Executives.

Five Months After FDA Ban, New Study Finds Alternate Procedure Comparable to Hysterectomy »

The study published in JAMA indicates the recently banned procedure known as mesh hysteropexy may provide an alternative for women with uterovaginal prolapse.

Texas Organization Donates Millions to Dell Med & UT Austin Cancer-Fighting Research »

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded grants to professors from The University of Texas at Austin and Dell Medical School.

Greater Blood Pressure Control Linked to Better Brain Health »

For adults with high blood pressure, greater blood pressure control than what’s currently considered standard is associated with fewer adverse changes of the brain, which could mean lower risks of dementia and cognitive impairment, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs »

The demolition and redevelopment of a vacant office building near the former University Medical Center Brackenridge will generate revenue to fund health care for people in Travis County with low income.

UT Austin’s Dell Medical School & McCombs School of Business Jointly Launch Health Care Transformation Master’s Program »

On Aug. 12, The University of Texas at Austin will welcome the inaugural class of its new degree program, a Master of Science in Health Care Transformation.

Meet the Class of 2023 »

With the addition of another 50 students, Dell Med is marking a milestone: full enrollment.

Dell Med Names New Chair of Women’s Health »

Dell Medical School has named George A. Macones, M.D., as its new Chair of the Department of Women’s Health.

Patients See Multiple Clinicians on One Visit, Thanks to New Scheduling Protocol »

A new patient-centered scheduling protocol is improving the quality, efficiency and convenience of multiprovider health care, according to a recently published paper from The University of Texas at Austin.

‘The State of Our School Is Strong’ »

Five years into Dell Medical School’s work to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy, Dean Clay Johnston provided a look at its progress and plans during the State of Our School address on May 21.

Dell Medical School Recognizes Community Members for Excellence in Health Leadership »

Dell Med’s Health Leadership Awards celebrate how health is happening here.

Jawless Fish Take a Bite out of the Blood-Brain Barrier »

A jawless parasitic fish could help lead the way to more effective treatments for multiple brain ailments, including cancer, trauma and stroke.