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Most Recent News

Mar 17, 2021

Education, Clinical

Utah Retinal Reading Center: 'Grading' the Language of the E...

The new Utah Retinal Reading Center at the John A. Moran Eye Center plays a pivotal role in the development of therapies.

Mar 17, 2021

Clinical

Huntsman Mental Health Institute to Expand Mental Health Car...

Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI) will increase access to critical mental health care services in rural communities throughout Utah with support from Cambia Health Solutions.

Mar 16, 2021

Clinical, Education

New Hope in World’s First ‘Pathoconnectome’ from Moran...

A map of retinal disease generated by Moran’s Marclab for Connectomics offers a deeper understanding of a host of neurodegenerative diseases.

Mar 16, 2021

Research

Differences Deep Within Cells May Explain Why Some Patients ...

Researchers at U of U Health have uncovered the molecular interactions that help failing hearts recover.

Mar 16, 2021

Clinical, Education

Alan S. Crandall, MD: A Generous Life — Well Lived

Alan S. Crandall, MD, embodied the John A. Moran Eye Center's vision to provide hope, understanding, and treatment.

Mar 10, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Now a Center for Thyroid Eye Disease Surgeries

A collaborative program designed to treat thyroid eye disease (TED) at the University of Utah offers patients access to highly customized treatments—including a delicate endoscopic surgery at the Moran Eye Center now a...

Mar 09, 2021

Research

Study Investigates how well COVID-19 Vaccines Hold Up in the...

University of Utah Health is one of six sites in the U.S. for the vaccine effectiveness study which will help determine how well COVID-19 vaccines work in the “real-world” and outside of the controlled clinical trial...

Mar 09, 2021

Clinical

Interactive COVID-19 Timeline Charts the Fight Against the P...

U of U Health reflects on 12 months of adversity and accomplishments in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Our interactive timeline charts one pivotal event at a time through photos, videos, data visualizations, an...

Mar 07, 2021

Clinical

Placenta Accreta Part I - Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Im...

Today we welcome two special guests to the podcast — Dr. Scott Shainker, who is an assistant professor at Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston, MA, and Dr. Brett Einerson, who is an assistant professor at the University of ...

Mar 05, 2021

Clinical

One Year of COVID-19 Observed at University of Utah Health

University of Utah Health started taking care of patients sick with COVID-19 at the beginning of March 2020. Over the last year, much has been learned about the novel virus and how to respond to it. U of U Health documen...

Mar 05, 2021

Clinical

Hypertension in South Asians: Recognizing and Managing High ...

South Asians are underrepresented in studies of cardiovascular health, yet they face greater risks of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign in Boston...

Mar 04, 2021

Research

“da Vinci” of Cardiac Surgery to Deliver Ninth Annual U-...

Sir Magdi Yacoub, M.D., the "Leonardo da Vinci of cardiac surgery," will deliver the keynote address at the ninth annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS).

Mar 03, 2021

Research

Pioneering the Future: Inspired by Nature

Inspiration can come from many places—and that’s certainly true for U of U Health scientists following nature’s lead as they create new ways to treat and prevent disease.

Mar 03, 2021

Research

Utah Researchers Illuminate Potential Precursors of Blood Ca...

University of Utah Health researchers report significant new insights into the development of blood cancers.

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical

U of U Health Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations for High-Risk Pat...

University of Utah Health is honored to help the state of Utah distribute COVID-19 vaccines to select patient groups, beginning March 1, 2021. Vaccinating those who are most vulnerable is a high priority to the U of U He...

Mar 01, 2021

Clinical

Meet Megan Vanneman

Meet Megan Vanneman ’03! Dr. Vanneman is an Assistant Professor and Core Investigator for the University of Utah School of Medicine and VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. She studies the impact of policy change on a...

Feb 26, 2021

Research

Research Points to New Hope for Treatment-Resistant AMD

Study offers new hope for treatment-resistant age-related macular degeneration

Feb 25, 2021

Clinical

The Wellness Bus Resumes Community Health Screenings After T...

University of Utah Health’s Wellness Bus has resumed community health screenings after testing for COVID-19 over the past ten months. On April 3, 2020, the Wellness Bus officially joined the many University of Utah Hea...

Feb 23, 2021

Clinical

Try a Non-Invasive Treatment for Varicose or Spider Veins

Varicose veins and spider veins can be irritating. They’re itchy, they’re painful, and you just want to get rid of them. If surgery doesn’t sound appealing, there are some non-invasive ways to treat these ailments.

Feb 22, 2021

Research

Seed Grants Will Support Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism R...

Four University of Utah Health projects have received grants designed to activate novel research in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and metabolism.

Feb 22, 2021

Research

Experimental Treatment Subdues Type 1 Diabetes in Laboratory...

An experimental treatment can essentially reverse type 1 diabetes in certain types of laboratory mice, according University of Utah Health scientists.

In-Depth Features

The End of Her Days

One writer's cautionary story about his mother-in-law's severe stroke and her fight to die on her own terms, which taught one family the importance—and limitations—of Advance Directives.

COVID-19, One Year Later

An interactive journey through one year in the fight against COVID-19—12 months to learn from, 52 weeks to remember, and 365 days to commemorate, one pivotal event at a time.

Keep Breathing

An early morning shift change in a COVID-19 unit at University Hospital captures the compassion and exhaustion of staff keeping patients alive during a global pandemic.

Pioneering the Future Part #4

University of Utah Health scientists are following nature’s lead to create new ways for treating and preventing disease while discovering and developing new drugs.

Finishing the Race

Two survivors, two wheels, and a determination to reclaim life illustrate this story of stroke rehabilitation—and the unique connection between provider and patient.

Changing the Pandemic

In December 2020, five University of Utah Health frontline health care workers received the first COVID-19 vaccine in the state of Utah—changing the course of the yearlong pandemic. 

From Amazon to Redwood

Anna Gallegos wanted to change the world. She found a way to do it by helping refugees start new lives and navigate the health care system here in Utah. 

Unit on the Brink

Unit on the Brink: Voices of the COVID Frontline is a multi-part Clinical podcast series that shares the raw stories of University Hospital workers as they hold the line against COVID-19. 

The Hospital of Their Dreams

At the heart of the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital lies a dedication to helping patients discover their resilience and regain their lives after traumatic spinal cord injuries.

An Uncertain Recovery

On March 13, 2020, Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah. "I will fight COVID-19 with information," he promised. 

State of Suffering

For every person in the US who dies of suicide, twice as many die in Utah. And suicide is the leading cause of death among Utah's teens. Can we curb this startling trend? Can we afford not to? 

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

In fewer than 25 years, opioid addiction has led to more than 450,000 overdose deaths. Each one is an individual tragedy—taken together, they represent a staggering social epidemic. 

Driving Out Diabetes

While we create better treatments and search for a cure for diabetes, affected communities deserve better resources to understand prediabetes and delay or prevent the full-blown disease. 

Expanding Rural Access

America’s traditional health system, which is centered in urban & suburban areas, isn't designed for the 20% of Americans residing in rural regions. Fixing that requires long-term work. 

They Emerge Transformed

Burn survivors and those who care for them at U of U Health Burn Center share a fundamental truth few others know. This immersive feature dives in to fire, faith, healing, and victory.  

Pioneering the Future Part #3

Researchers at University of Utah Health tackle population-sized problems—then follow through to ensure that their efforts add up to substantial impacts on public health.

Pioneering the Future Part #2

The scientific laboratory is the traditional birthplace of new ideas. But translating those discoveries to interventions that support human health requires extra effort. 

Pioneering the Future Part #1

High-impact discoveries are transforming how we think about the causes of diabetes and solutions to combat the disease. These advances could hardly come at a better time. 

Campus Transformation 2020

From humble origins in 1905 to new construction today, the evolution of U of U Health continues with fundamental research, innovative education, and cutting-edge patient care.