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Aug 26, 2020

Research

U of U Health Research Sees Continuous Growth in Funding for...

The University of Utah reports $603 million in research funding for fiscal year 2020. Two-thirds of the U’s research funding comes from U of U Health, reaching $408 million in FY 2020, demonstrating continuous growth f...

Aug 25, 2020

Research

College of Health Professor Recognized for Outstanding Contr...

University of Utah Health professor, Daniel L. Dustin, PhD, will be awarded the prestigious Cornelius Armory Pugsley Medal from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) October 20, 2020.

Aug 25, 2020

Research

Vice President’s Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Resear...

The Vice President’s Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program has published and opened their 2021 VPCAT Cohort Competition Space application. Junior faculty committed to careers in clinical or trans...

Aug 23, 2020

Research

Vaping Injuries More Difficult to Diagnose During Time of CO...

A study by researchers at University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare found that among young people who were tested for the virus that causes COVID-19, those who vaped were five to seven times more likely to b...

Aug 21, 2020

Research

Long-acting, Injectable Drug Could Strengthen Efforts to Pre...

Scientists have developed an injectable drug that blocks HIV from entering cells.

Aug 20, 2020

Research

ARUP/U of U Health Study Finds Self-Collected Saliva and Dee...

Self-collected saliva and deep nasal swabs collected by healthcare providers are equally effective for detecting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a new study conducted by ARUP Laboratories and Uni...

Aug 20, 2020

Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic Receives Competitive AARP Grant

The Department of Psychiatry's Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic has been named a grantee in AARP's highly competitive 2020 Community Challenge.

Aug 19, 2020

Clinical

U of U Health Offers Reserved Testing Times for COVID-19

Patients who need to be tested for COVID-19 can now reserve a testing time at one of University of Utah Health’s four in-car testing sites (Sugar House, South Jordan, Redwood, and Farmington). A reserved testing time i...

Aug 19, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Researchers Applying Artificial Intelligence for Age-R...

A software based on artificial intelligence (AI) developed in collaboration with John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientists Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, and Monika Fleckenstein, MD, could assist age-related macula...

Aug 17, 2020

Research

Timeline of HIV/AIDS Research and Treatment in Utah

On the 30th anniversary of the Ryan White CARE Act, this timeline highlights the many different ways that Utahns have contributed to advancing HIV/AIDS research and treatment, ranging from increased access to medical car...

Aug 17, 2020

Research

Changes to 3D Structure of DNA in Brain Could Have Implicati...

Scientists at University of Utah Health and University of Pennsylvania discovered that changes in neuronal activity can alter the 3D-structure of DNA in neurons, and the shift may may play a role in Schizophrenia and aut...

Aug 16, 2020

Research

Lasting Impacts of Summer Camp

A University of Utah research team is carrying out two longitudinal studies in partnership with the American Camp Association that look at the lasting impacts of camp on child campers and young staffers.

Aug 13, 2020

Research

People Who Live Together Don’t Always Get COVID-19 Togethe...

Once one person becomes infected, there is a 12% likelihood that someone they are living with will become infected, too, according to University of Utah’s Utah HERO phase one study.

Aug 13, 2020

Research

Distinguished University of Utah Professor Named Director of...

Rena N. D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., has been selected by Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Institutes of Health, to lead the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) as its ...

Aug 08, 2020

Research

COVID-19 Research at U of U Health Overview

Presentation of an overview of COVID-19 research at U of U Health

Aug 05, 2020

Research

COVID-19 Prompts U of Utah Health, VA to Evaluate Use of End...

The Veterans Administration has adopted several strategic approaches to mitigate the disruption of endoscopic procedures; similar strategies were adopted by U of Utah Health and serve as a model for other medical institu...

Aug 04, 2020

Clinical

Survey data show Vets, on the whole, have good experiences w...

“How was your experience?” That question, or some version of it, is increasingly being asked of consumers—including in health care. Visit a medical practice nowadays and you’re likely to get a follow-up email ...

Aug 03, 2020

Research

Study on Veteran Experience in VA, Community Care Finds High...

A study published today in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and led by University of Utah Health researcher Megan Vanneman, PhD, MPH, found that Veterans had high...

Jul 30, 2020

Clinical, Education

Doximity Ranks Moran Eye Center Residency Among Nation’s T...

Doximity has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center residency program among the nation’s top 10 programs for a third year running.

Jul 28, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Hospital Ranked First in Utah

The U.S. News & World Report 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings have rated University of Utah Hospital No. 1 in Utah and the Salt Lake City metro area for the seventh consecutive year.

Jul 28, 2020

Clinical, Education

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Moran Eye Center No. 13 in Na...

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah No. 13 in the nation for providing excellent patient care.

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