The furious expansion of diabetes into a world health epidemic has made prevention imperative. ... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences,Internal Medicine,Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
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In addition to education, and the multitude of avenues and services that University of Utah Health provides, our faculty and staff conduct, collaborate, and initiate research. We advance knowledge through innovative, basic, and clinical research and translate our discoveries into applications that help people.
The University of Utah is ranked among the top 30 public research universities in the nation with particular distinctions in medicine and genetics. As a result of our benchmarking research, the university received over $309 million in research and student aid funding from external sources and ranks 15th in the nation for significant awards to faculty for research efforts.
Research in the health sciences spans many fields of study. From genetics, to molecular biology – from biomedical engineering to drug and pharmaceutical research; University of Utah researchers are on the leading edge of the development and enhancement of knowledge in the medical and health sciences.
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Three common antidepressants – Paxil (paroxetine), Lexapro (escitalopram), and Prozac (fluoxetine) – could be less effective at high elevations, suggests research involving lab rats and led by scientists at University of Utah Health.... Read MorePsychiatry
University of Utah Health announced a gift of $1.25 million to create the Fred W. and Christine A. Fairclough Endowed Chair in the Department of Neurology. Kevin C. (KC) Brennan, MD, has been named as the first recipient. Dr. Brennan is a clinician scientist who specializes in the treatment of headache disorders, in particular migraine and post-traumatic headaches.... Read MoreNeurology
University of Utah Health biochemist Dana Carroll, Ph.D., is one of four honorees who will be awarded the 2018 Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. ... Read MoreBiochemistry
On her first day, President Ruth Watkins shares her vision for the future with U of U Health leaders.... Read More
The researchers examined 17 years of transplantation records and found no significant change in the recipients’ chance of survival when the organ donation came from victims of drug intoxication. The study publishes online on May 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine. ... Read More
Chronic lower back pain continues to be a major health concern in the United States. The Hispanic community is particularly troubled by this affliction. While translating health care materials into Spanish is a first ...
Clinicians at University of Utah Health have completed a study demonstrating how guideline-quality office blood pressure measurements and home blood pressure monitoring - often viewed as cumbersome and time-consuming ...
A healthy person produces three to six cups of saliva a day. Those with Sjögren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease, produce far less. Researchers at the University of Utah Health identified an important mole...