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Sep 25, 2020


U of U Health Moves to Appointment-Only COVID-19 Testing

In continuance of U of U Health’s commitment to providing the best quality of health care, the system is now moving to an appointment-only requirement for COVID-19 testing.

Sep 24, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Residency Program Virtual Open House Set for Sept. 30 ...

Residency applicants are invited to meet the Moran Eye Center’s education program director, take a virtual tour, and learn more about our nationally ranked program.

Sep 23, 2020


College of Nursing’s LIFT Simulation Design Lab Receives F...

The University of Utah, College of Nursing’s LIFT Simulation Design Lab, in collaboration with the Department of Educational Psychology and the School of Medicine, has been awarded a three-year Board Grant from the Jos...

Sep 22, 2020

Education, Clinical

How is Night Vision Maintained During Retinal Disease? Resea...

New research from a team including scientists from the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah provides insight on how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain their night vision for a relatively ...

Sep 17, 2020


Tweets Show Vapers Rarely Use E-cigarettes to Quit Smoking o...

The vast majority of Twitter users who vape with JUUL e-cigarettes are not using the devices to stop smoking or to improve their health, according to a research team led by University of Utah Health scientists.

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

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 16, 2020


$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 15, 2020


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 11, 2020


Steamboat Pilot: The Longevity Project Part 2: An unclear co...

Dr. Brent Kious, a psychiatrist, assistant professor and researcher with both University of Utah Health and the school’s Department of Psychiatry, has studied the link between living at high altitude and major depressi...

Sep 10, 2020


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


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


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


Honoring All Who Served

In honor of Veterans Day, VA HSR&D investigators share their thoughts on what it means to work with—and on behalf of—our nation's Veterans.

Sep 08, 2020


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


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 03, 2020


The Sun Times: Suicide may run in the family. A closer look ...

For decades, researchers have looked to human genetics for linkages to mental illness. Patterns of inheritance are murky, but it is clear that “stuff runs in families,” says Dr. Douglas Gray, a psychiatrist and resea...

Sep 02, 2020


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 02, 2020


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


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 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 ...

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