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Meet Our Changemakers

Christopher, Belle, Pam and Abby Andrews

Chris and Pam Andrews, on behalf of the Firefly Fund, have announced a $5 million gift to Dell Med to go toward the launch of the first rare disease center in the Austin area. The center will serve the Austin community and beyond in providing rare disease research and therapies. The gift is in honor of their two daughters, Belle and Abby.

Leorah Freeman treating an elderly patient in a care room.

Greg Moore’s gift in honor of his late wife, Kathy, will support the work of Dell Med physician-scientist Léorah Freeman, M.D., Ph.D., who treats and studies older people with multiple sclerosis. Both UT alumni, the Moores created a foundation to support work toward fighting, curing and eliminating MS.

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.