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Mar 25, 2020


Quick Reference: U of U Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

To ensure ready access to reliable sources of the latest information at the U related to coronavirus (COVID-19), we have assembled this quick reference list.

Mar 25, 2020


One Gene to Rule Them All

Researchers discover a master switch that controls many different genes involved in metabolism.

Mar 23, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Team Trains Nurses on Front Lines of Eye Care in Tanza...

Continuing work to make eye care more accessible in Tanzania, the John A. Moran Eye Center's Global Outreach Division conducted a second Allied Ophthalmic Training Program mission in February.

Mar 20, 2020


5 Ways U of U Scientists Are Addressing the Coronavirus (COV...

As COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, spreads across the globe, University of Utah scientists are stepping up to the plate to address the numerous unanswered questions emerging in its wake.

Mar 19, 2020


Experts Share Rationale for Social Distancing, Other COVID-1...

A pair of University of Utah Health researchers involved in efforts to suppress COVID-19 participated in a live call-in show on the Salt Lake City public radio station that focused on what scientists are learning about t...

Mar 18, 2020


DeseretNews: Did COVID-19 and an earthquake raise your anxie...

Brooks Keeshin, MD, child psychiatrist and pediatrician specializing in trauma, advises ways to cope with the amplified stress and anxiety that can come from repeated exposure to trauma.

Mar 16, 2020


Coronavirus Testing: National Shortage of Chemicals and Basi...

A national shortage of materials to collect and store patient samples is affecting the ability to test for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Swabs to conduct the testing are also dwindling.

Mar 12, 2020


Sung Wan Kim, U of U Professor & Drug Delivery Pioneer Remem...

Kim, an emeritus U of U Health distinguished professor of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry and a distinguished professor of bioengineering, died on Feb. 24, 2020 at University of Utah Hospital. He was 79.

Mar 10, 2020


2020 Match Day Results

The Department of Psychiatry is excited to announce our incoming students from the 2020 Match Day.

Mar 09, 2020

Research, Clinical

Research Suggests Potential Change in Treatment Approaches f...

Groundbreaking new research by John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientists suggests ophthalmologists may want to reconsider treatment approaches for one of the world’s most blinding eye diseases.

Mar 05, 2020


U of U Health Professor Recognized as Fellow of Industrial/O...

Joseph A. Allen, Ph.D., a professor of industrial and organizational psychology at University of Utah Health, has been selected as a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). The fellowshi...

Feb 24, 2020

Health Care Transformation

Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson on Life, Loss, and Alzheimer’s

In support of the premiere of "Dick Johnson Is Dead" at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah Health hosted a community screening with director Kirsten Johnson to discuss Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, ag...

Feb 21, 2020

Clinical, Education, Research

Could a Hormone be Used to Treat Eye Disease? Moran Eye Cent...

Moran Eye Center researchers continue to shed new light on the potential of the hormone erythropoietin (EPO) to treat eye disease.

Feb 14, 2020


Overcoming Virtual Hurdles

A new virtual reality game has helped Parkinson’s disease sufferers keep walking without losing their balance, falling, or struggling to turn.

Feb 14, 2020


The Biology of Violence

Marco Bortolato, MD PhD, is an assosciate professor at University of Utah Health who studies the underlying biology in impulse control through animal models and how it manifests in violent behavior.

Feb 10, 2020

Research, Education, Clinical

Physician-Scientist Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, Joins M...

Retinal specialist Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, an internationally recognized expert on age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has joined the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah.

Feb 07, 2020


BYB Podcast: Dads and Alchohol

(KUTV)- It's not something that is often talked about, but alcohol use can impact dads and dads-to-be. Jade Elliot sat down with Marcela Smid, MD, maternal-fetal medicine, University of Utah Health, on this episode of th...

Jan 31, 2020


BYB Podcast: Infertility

(KUTV)- Going through miscarriages can be very difficult. It’s important to understand that a miscarriage is not your fault. Miscarriage can't be prevented and are usually due to a developmental problem or a chromosoma...

Jan 23, 2020


Scientists Link Nutrient Toxicity to Cell Aging

According to a research team led by led by scientists at University of Utah Health aging can stem from too much of a good thing. Elevated levels of an important nutrient— the amino acid cysteine — jump starts the agi...

Jan 22, 2020


2020 Child Psychiatry Match Results

The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce our new child fellows for the 2020-2022 academic years.

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