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Latest Research May Lead to Multiple Sclerosis Becoming a Historical Footnote

Studies were published in January 2022 providing the strongest evidence yet for the causes of multiple sclerosis (MS) and the mechanisms by which it attacks the body. We spoke with Ethan Meltzer, MD, a neurologist at UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences to get his opinion about these studies and what they mean for patients and future hope of a cure for MS.

Understanding Speech and Language in the Brain of Patients With Epilepsy

UT Health Austin clinicians and researchers across The University of Texas at Austin are working with patients in the Dell Children's Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's to better understand how the brain responds to speech and language. This research can help improve outcomes for children who undergo surgery that may affect areas of the brain that play a vital role in processing speech and language.

Developing a Health Communication Intervention to Meet the Psychosocial Needs of Young Women Living With Breast Cancer

A cross-campus collaboration between The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication and the Dell Medical School involving the unmet psychosocial needs of young women living with breast cancer is helping UT Health Austin clinicians identify and bridge gaps in clinical care.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center Are Awarded Funding to Study Rare Coronary Artery Anomalies in Young People

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center are proud to announce funding for a multi-institutional study to focus on patients with anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) and their families. AAOCA's are the second leading cause of sudden death in children and young adults who participate in sports.

Establishing an Innovative Educational Program for Training the Next Generation of Cardiovascular Perfusionists

The Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease announces a first-of-its-kind educational partnership with the Texas Heart Institute in which student perfusionists will now have the opportunity to perform clinical training in the pediatric clinical setting at Dell Children’s Medical Center.