RESEARCH
Jun 14, 2018

Metabolics Core Fuels Innovative Research

The Metabolomics Core at U of U Health empowers researchers at the U and beyond to sort through the stream of metabolites with the aim of understanding disease and developing new treatments. ... Read More

RESEARCH
May 07, 2018

Unraveling the Mystery of Sleep

Researchers at University of Utah address fundamental questions by studying short sleepers, folks who report regularly getting less than six hours of sleep every night yet do not report any negative effects.... Read More

HEALTH CARE, RECOGNITION
Feb 22, 2018

From Olympic Track to Critical Care Physician – It’s All About Teamwork

Former Olympian Barbara Jones wants to make sure you know one thing about her career as a competitive cross-country skier: she was never in it alone. The sport may seem like a solitary one, with individuals tackling courses that are several kilometers long. But Jones said nothing could be further from the truth. ... Read More

HEALTH CARE
Feb 12, 2018

Speedskating Champion is Right at Home in Utah

Speedskating’s latest phenom is not what you would expect. At just 18 years old, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall, Maame Biney is the first African American woman to represent the United States in speedskating at a Winter Olympic Games. Under the searing spotlight of the Olympic stage, Maame carries the weight of not only bringing home a medal for the United States, but also representing her home country of Ghana.... Read More

RECOGNITION, HEALTH CARE
Feb 07, 2018

Olympian Alex Wubbels: From Childhood Wish to Reality

For Alex Wubbels being an Olympian wasn’t a lifelong dream – but a wish. “My mom always had a thing for making wishes with the wishbone,” she said. “Every wish I ever made was to make the US ski team and to go to the Olympics.“... Read More

HEALTH CARE
Feb 05, 2018

On the Ground in PyeongChang with Team USA

Though he’s a native Utahn, Christopher Gee, MD was in medical school in Pennsylvania, -- thousands of miles away from all the excitement -- when the Olympics came to Salt Lake City in 2002. He remembers watching in awe as the world’s elite skiers, lugers and hockey players poured into the familiar Rice-Eccles Stadium for the Opening Ceremonies. ... Read More

EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE
Jan 29, 2018

On the Road to Olympic Gold with the World’s Best Slalom Skier

A video focuses on Mikaela Shiffrin as she blasts out of the starting gate in Courchevel, France, and threads her way to another win on this year’s FIS World Cup circuit. The 22-year-old ski-racing phenomenon is all smiles as she hockey stops past the finish line. ... Read More