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Meet Our Changemakers

Researcher looking into a microscope

A generous gift from Dheeraj and Swapna Pandey sparks an innovative partnership between The University of Texas at Austin’s Machine Learning Lab, Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, and Dell Medical School.

Child playing

Thanks to a generous gift from Loretta and Jeff Clarke, Dell Med is improving care accessibility and delivery for Texas children with epilepsy.

Researchers studying the brain on a computer

Learning to harness neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to rewire itself, presents a new frontier for healing from brain disorders. Researchers hope a new study, funded by a gift from the Coleman Fung Foundation, will set the stage for further discoveries in neuroplasticity.

Man with knee pain

With support from the Bass Family Foundation, some of Dell Med’s latest research aims to demonstrate the value of an innovative health care model that incorporates a whole-person approach to treating osteoarthritis.

John Paul Dejoria, Tim Mercer and Clay Johnston

Austin philanthropists John Paul and Eloise DeJoria and their family foundation created an endowment to provide ongoing support for Dell Med’s faculty leader and programs improving health for people experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, as well as other vulnerable populations.