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Sep 16, 2020

2020 Bench to Bedside Grand Prize Winner Could Streamline Ph...

Optima Recovery’s combination hot and cold physical therapy device won the $25,000 grand prize at Tuesday’s Bench to Bedside Competition.

Sep 16, 2020

Research

$12 Million in NIH Grants Propel Congenital Cardiovascular D...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a trio of five-year grants totaling more than $12 million to a group of University of Utah Health scientists at the forefront of congenital heart disease (CHD) and arrhythmia...

Sep 16, 2020

Health Care Transformation, ResearchClinical

Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital Opens at University...

University of Utah Health and the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation celebrated the opening of the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital today, transforming the University of Utah into one of the nation’s preeminent instit...

Sep 15, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah College of Nursing Provides Hope and Comf...

As doctors, scientists, and researchers study the long-term consequences of COVID-19, people are learning to cope with grief and recovery. Concern for these individuals has urged health care professionals to collaborate ...

Sep 10, 2020

Clinical

Novel Discovery Challenges a Current Kidney Cancer Paradigm

Newly published research has reversed our understanding of an aspect of kidney tumor growth. Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah discovered that two key proteins have opposite roles than wh...

Sep 10, 2020

EducationClinical

Moran Eye Center Lab Produces World’s First ‘Pathoconnec...

Moran’s Marclab for Connectomics was the first to complete a map of the circuitry of the retina, or connectome. Now, the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded lab has produced the first pathoconnectome showing how...

Sep 08, 2020

Research

Population Health Sciences Associate Professor Selected as N...

U of U Health associate professor of population health sciences Adam Bress, PharmD, M.S., is one of three health professionals nationwide who have been selected for the class of 2020 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Fe...

Sep 08, 2020

Clinical

Veterans’ Experiences With VA’s Health Care System Impro...

A wide-scale study of more than 1 million veterans indicates veterans receiving care from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ internal health care system compares favorably with community-based care veterans receive ou...

Sep 08, 2020

Clinical

New study shows Veterans give VA health care facilities and ...

WASHINGTON — A recently published study shows Veterans receiving outpatient care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care facilities or community providers within VA’s network are pleased with th...

Sep 08, 2020

Clinical

Veterans’ Experiences With VA’s Health Care System Impro...

A wide-scale study of more than 1 million veterans indicates veterans receiving care from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ internal health care system compares favorably with community-based care veterans receive ou...

Sep 02, 2020

Research

Gene Discovery Leads to Next-Generation Experimental Therapy...

More than 25 years in the making, scientific discoveries made by U of U Health chair of Neurology, Stefan Pulst, MD, Dr Med, have reached the milestone of entering human clinical trials with a unique treatment for amyotr...

Sep 02, 2020

Research

Outlook for Utah Toddler Looks Promising After Receiving Gen...

The outlook looks promising for a Utah child receiving a new gene therapy for a lethal condition, spinal muscular atrophy.

Sep 02, 2020

Research

COVID-19 Deaths Among Black Essential Workers Linked to Raci...

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely than whites to contract and die of COVID-19, according to researchers at the University of Utah.

Sep 01, 2020

Clinical, ResearchEducation

Chair of Department of Dermatology Named at University of Ut...

Kristina Callis Duffin M.D., current co-chair of the University of Utah’s Department of Dermatology, has been named full chair effective August 1, 2020. Callis Duffin will oversee all clinical, research, and education ...

Aug 28, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Outreach Team Conducts Vision Screenings for Hundreds ...

The John A. Moran Eye Center’s global outreach team has conducted vision screenings in high school gyms, in local clinics, and remote homes on the Navajo Nation, but screening potential patients through the windows of ...

Aug 27, 2020

Clinical, Research, Education

Moran Eye Center’s Leah Owen Awarded NEI Career Developmen...

The National Eye Institute (NEI) has granted John A. Moran Eye Center surgeon-scientist Leah A. Owen, MD, PhD, a prestigious career development award to support her innovative research into a blinding eye disease affecti...

Aug 26, 2020

Research

U of U Health Joins Research Network Seeking to Unravel Our ...

The National Science Foundation recently formed an international research network of scientists co-led by Matt Wachowiak, Ph.D., a brain investigator at University of Utah Health. The goal of the groundbreaking Odor2Acti...

Aug 26, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Researcher Bryan Jones Selected for Nationa...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded John A. Moran Eye Center scientist Bryan W. Jones, PhD, funding as part of an international group of neuroscientists that will explore the connections between neurons, kn...

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...

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