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Mar 04, 2019


Saving Lives

In the face of escalating teen suicides, Utah launched an app. No one knew just how much change it would bring.

Mar 04, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

From the Caribbean to Utah, a Young Patient Finds Sight-Savi...

Aidan’s retinopathy of prematurity was becoming more severe, but the delicate surgical and laser treatments that could possibly save the young boy's vision weren’t available in his home of Trinidad and Tobago. Physic...

Mar 04, 2019


Novel Treatments Offer New Hope for Patients with Autoimmune...

Researchers develop a novel and safe treatment for two autoimmune diseases.

Mar 04, 2019

Education, Health Care TransformationClinical

Promising New Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Moves Forward

A study published today in the journal Nature Medicine led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) describes a new therapeutic approach with potential for patients with pancre...

Mar 02, 2019


TBI and Kids: New Treatment Guidelines Issued

To help promote the highest standards of care, and improve the overall rates of survival and recovery following TBI, experts issued the 3rd edition of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for the Management of Pediatri...

Mar 01, 2019

Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center CEO Randall J Olson Celebrates 40 Years at ...

The University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Chair and John A. Moran Eye Center CEO built a world-class institution from the ground up starting 40 years ago—and continues to lead it toward a bol...

Mar 01, 2019

Education, Clinical,

New Efforts Expand Moran's Outreach Closer to Home

The Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division has long worked to meet a growing need for eye care among underserved Utahns. It recently partnered with community organizations to expand outreach for the state’s home...

Feb 28, 2019

Education, Research, Clinical

Moran Physician-Scientist Helps to Make Eye Surgery Safer Th...

Moran Eye Center research has prompted new instrument sterilization guidelines that stand to impact millions of procedures nationwide.

Feb 27, 2019


New Clinical Study Tests Pharmacotherapy Selection System th...

University of Utah Health has begun a prospective clinical study of an artificial intelligence based pharmacotherapy selection system, co-developed with Hitach,i to support patients and providers in selecting Type 2 diab...

Feb 26, 2019


University of Utah Health Awarded NIH Grant to Study Early O...

University of Utah Health was awarded a seven-year, multiple-million dollar contract to carry out a series of studies focusing on improving population health throughout the life-course surrounding fertility, pregnancy an...

Feb 22, 2019

U of U Health's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Ranked 1st...

University of Utah Health’s Department of Orthopaedic surgery was ranked number one in the nation by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) rankings for 2018. This is the first time that a University of ...

Feb 22, 2019


University of Utah School of Dentistry to Host Annual 'Give ...

Give Kids A Smile, a national program launched in 2003 by the American Dental Association (ADA), provides no-cost care for thousands of children at hundreds of locations nationwide. There are a number of Give Kids A Smil...

Feb 20, 2019


Tracking Cholera in a Drop of Blood

A multi-institutional team of researchers developed a new method to measure the size of cholera outbreaks and to identify geographic hotspots for the disease.

Feb 13, 2019


A Good Offense Isn’t Always the Best Strategy in the Battl...

The human immune system is notorious for overreacting to common infections. University of Utah Health researchers have shown how one component of the immune system might have evolved to limit this collateral damage.

Feb 12, 2019


Gory, Freaky, Cool: Marine Snail Venom Could Improve Insulin...

Researchers at University of Utah Health detailed the function of cone snail insulins, bringing them one step closer to developing a faster-acting insulin to treat diabetes.

Feb 07, 2019


Opioids and Dermatology: When to Prescribe Following Surgery

Researchers in the Department of Dermatology at University of Utah decreased their prescription of opioids by 23 percent following skin cancer surgeries compared to almost a decade ago.

Feb 04, 2019


New Study Finds Bacterial Remains in Brain Lesions of Multip...

Researchers at University of Utah Health studied brain biopsies of multiple sclerosis patients and identified 29 microbes from 11 different phyla within the tissue. This approach offers a new way to study this disease.

Feb 04, 2019

University of Utah Health Announces Candlelight Vigil in Rem...

On January 27, Sarah Hawley and her boyfriend Travis Geddes were found dead in their home in what police are investigating as a murder suicide. Dr. Hawley was a beloved first-year resident at the University’s Family Me...

Feb 04, 2019

Health Care Transformation, EducationClinical

New Study Shows Cost Effectiveness of Early Cancer Surveilla...

New research published today in the journal Pediatric Blood and Cancer shows how early cancer screening and surveillance in patients with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS) results in additional years of life, and is cost effect...

Feb 02, 2019


Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Mitigating Concussive Brain Inj...

A recent study shows that mice treated with paclitaxel reduces memory loss and signs of brain injury after a concussion.

Feb 01, 2019

Health Care Transformation, EducationClinical

Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Renovated ‘Beacon of Hope’...

Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. was a visionary philanthropist who made it his personal mission to eradicate cancer from the face of the Earth. He often described his devastation after the loss of several family members and close f...