Topic: Medicine

Dell Medical School Welcomes Its First Class

June 27, 2016
Students in the inaugural class of the Dell Medical School

Less than four years after Travis County voted to establish a new medical school at UT Austin, the Dell Medical School is welcoming its first class of 50 students this week.

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Health Care Transformer Joining Dell Med

June 22, 2016
Elizabeth Teisberg

Elizabeth Teisberg, co-creator of the idea of value-based health care strategy and an internationally recognized author and professor, is joining the Dell Medical School.

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Zika Virus Shows Why We Need to Improve Health Communication

Feb. 26, 2016
Mosquito

Health literacy is a major concern facing the U.S. health care system, and it needs to get better soon. Simple, clear communication is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for promoting health behavior change.

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Researchers Build Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine

Nov. 2, 2015
Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine Made from DNA

Researchers at UT Austin have developed a nanoscale machine made of DNA that can randomly walk in any direction across bumpy surfaces and could potentially be used for cancer detection. 

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What Physicians Can Learn From Engineers

Feb. 18, 2015
What Physicians Can Learn From Engineers

February is National Heart Month, and cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death of both men and women in the industrialized world, causing more than 30 percent of all deaths in the United States.

It is the most costly component of total health care spending.

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