Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., a nationally renowned leader in higher education and pediatric transplant surgery, announced Monday morning that he will step down as head of The University of Texas System after a five-year tenure marked by groundbreaking accomplishments.
Nearly 500 community members attended the Dell Medical School Open Forum on Oct. 29 to hear updates about the school and ask questions of guest panelists. View the video recap of the forum for a progress report on the school’s development.
Planning is moving forward on the first three buildings, and we’re expecting to break ground in 2014. One of the defining features of this new medical district will be Waller Creek, which presents opportunities and challenges.
Seton Healthcare Family's Greg Hartman discusses how UT, Seton, and the Travis County health district Central Health are poised to transform health care in Central Texas. Hartman is a Texas Ex (BA ’83) and president of academic medicine, research, and external affairs for the Seton Healthcare Family.
By caging bacteria in microscopic houses, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin are studying how communities of bacteria, such as those found in the human gut and lungs, interact and develop infections.
The National Institutes of Health is turning to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin to develop computer simulations to improve surgical repair of the heart’s mitral valve, one of the aging heart’s key points of failure.