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MOAB Functional Analysis Pilot Projects Advance Basic Science

The Utah Genome Project (UGP) understands the need for scientists to explore how genetic mutations identified from sequencing patients cause disease. The gold standard for doing this is with model org...Read More

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Utah Genome Project Seed Grants: Exploring the Genetics Behind Disease

The Utah Genome Project (UGP) aims to investigate the genetic basis of human disease through genomic sequencing of Utah families to discover, understand, prevent and treat challenging medical conditio...Read More

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Collaboration with Janssen Advances Critical Research

Three research groups at University of Utah Health are collaborating with Janssen Research & Development, LLC (“Janssen”) to advance the study of colorectal cancer, diabetic kidney disease...Read More

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Frontiers in Precision Medicine III: Will Personalized Medicine Improve Population Health?

Personalized medicine promises to deliver the right treatment to the right patient at the right price. Yet the highly individualized nature of personalized medicine &#821...Read More

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Finding the Cause of a Family's Plight: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency

Corrine Welt, MD, professor of internal medicine at University of Utah Health was faced with a mystery. She learned of a Yemini family where every woman, aged 16-27, suffered from primary ovarian insu...Read More

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Finding the Story Within: Utah Genome Project at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

When Helen’s two sons died before they were a year old, she thought she had terrible luck. But when her grandsons died as babies, she knew that something was horribly wrong. In 2011, University ...Read More

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Technology Milestone: Scientists Sequence Human Genome with Pocket-Sized Device

Investigators at University of Utah Health and a consortium of international scientists have sequenced the three billion bases of DNA in the human genome using an inexpensive, portable device. Reachin...Read More

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GIGGLE: Scanning Genome Databases Faster to Accelerate Identification of Disease

Personalized medicine tailors medical treatments based on a patient’s genomic profile, avoiding the one-size-fits-all approach. In order to diagnose an illness and identify the best treatment op...Read More