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Mar 09, 2021


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


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


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 05, 2021


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 04, 2021


“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


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


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


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


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

Clinical, Education

Research Points to New Hope for Treatment-Resistant AMD

An oxysterol that accumulates in the eye with age can transform choroidal endothelial cells; interfering with the process might help patients with treatment-resistant age-related macular degeneration.

Feb 25, 2021


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


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


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


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.

Feb 17, 2021


Computer Model Suggests New Cost-Effective Way to Prevent ...

Each year, more than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the United States. A new study suggests cost-effective way to prevent them.

Feb 12, 2021

Education, Clinical

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, Tapped to Serve in Key Interna...

One of ophthalmology’s most prestigious research societies and other prominent organizations are tapping John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientist Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, for leadership roles in 2021 as her wor...

Feb 10, 2021


Pioneering the Future: Better Health for Populations

Better Health for Populations demonstrates how creating interventions and understanding behavior are making a differnece for tens of thousands to millions. These stories are part of Pioneering the Future, a campaign cele...

Feb 10, 2021


Refined Screening, Other Changes Lead to More Frequent Detec...

A new study suggests that refined autism testing, reminding pediatricians to evaluate toddlers for this disorder, and better medical follow-up after at-risk screening results could lead to earlier detection and treatment...

Feb 09, 2021


Specialist Care for Alzheimer's Is Tough to Find for Poorer,...

Although Alzheimer's disease is a devastating diagnosis that is better delivered earlier rather than later, new research suggests poor patients living in rural areas may not have access to the specialists who could spot ...

Feb 05, 2021


University of Utah Health Joins Effort to Create Genetic Roa...

University of Utah Health researchers are participating in an effort to produce the world’s largest DNA mapping effort of children and their families.

Feb 04, 2021


Synthesized Very-Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Impr...

A Moran Eye Center ophthalmologist is investigating how lipids known as VLC-PUFAs could be used to prevent eye disease thanks to a new way to synthesize them for research.

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.