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Dec 27, 2019


NIH Awards U of U Health $10 Million to Lead International C...

John Kestle, MD, professor of neurosurgery at University of Utah Health, is the principal investigator on a major $10M National Institutes of Health-funded grant that is studying care improvements for infants with hydroc...

Dec 20, 2019


KSL TV: Nicotine May Delay Progression Of Alzheimer’s In E...

Faculty researcher, Scott Langenecker PhD, is helping to investigate whether nicotine, when administered correctly, could be effective delaying or preventing memory loss in patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's.

Dec 20, 2019


South Main Clinic Awarded Cambia Foundation Grant to Build H...

The South Main Clinic at University of Utah Health was awarded funding from Cambia Health to support innovative whole-person care strategies focused on eliminating disparities.

Dec 19, 2019


People with High Ceramide Levels up to Four Times More Likel...

Scientists at University of Utah Health recently discovered that people with high blood levels of ceramides are at least three or four times as likely to have a stroke or heart attack than those with lower blood levels o...

Dec 18, 2019


NIH Grant Could Lead to Better Understanding of How Air Poll...

A multidisciplinary team of University of Utah Health scientists has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate how variations in pollutant-sensing genes in the lungs cou...

Dec 17, 2019

Yoshimi Anzai Receives the Marie Slodowska-Curie Award from ...

Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH, has received the Marie Slodowska-Curie Award from the American Association for Women Radiology (AAWR), the highest honor presented to Women in Radiology and Radiation Oncology disciplines.

Dec 16, 2019


Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium: Jan 16-17, 2020

The 8th annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will host thought leaders and noted speakers from around the globe to discuss ground-breaking research in the field of cardiac recovery.

Dec 15, 2019


Kevin Shah, MD is a Cardiologist at University of Utah Healt...

On this episode of the podcast is our conversation with local Salt Lake City cardiovascular doctor, Kevin Shah, MD. Kevin is a cardiovascular doctor at the University of Utah. In this conversation we talk about why he d...

Dec 13, 2019


Genes Hop, Skip, and Jump to Alter the Human Genetic Code in...

Researchers at University of Utah Health who studied family members across three generations have determined that genetic leaps within the human genome typically occur in about 5% of live births.

Dec 13, 2019


Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank Celebrates Grand Opening

Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank Celebrates Grand Opening Thanks to Founding Sponsors. Utah’s Two Major Healthcare Systems, University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare, Have Come Together to Help Tiniest, ...

Dec 11, 2019


Can a Personalized Exercise Prescription Improve the Lives O...

Researchers collaborate on an innovative study to find out

Dec 10, 2019


Simple Change Cuts Down on CRISPR Errors

University of Utah Health scientists have discovered a simple fix for design flaw in synthesized CRISPRs that could significantly improve the efficiency of these commonly used genetic tools.

Dec 10, 2019


Kevin Whitehead Cure HHT

Dr. Kevin Whitehead talks about the enormous genetic variations in HHT patients, and his hopes for the future of transforming this disease with treatments like Avastin.

Dec 09, 2019

Clinical, Education, Research

Grants from Research to Prevent Blindness Propel Innovative ...

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded $490,000 in grants to support ongoing, innovative vision research at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah.

Dec 06, 2019


Barbara Jones: Harnessing Creativity to Overcome Challenge

Barbara Jones, MD, investigates times when doctors deviate from the norm for good reasons and in so doing discovers insights into improving medicine in the face of challenging scenarios. Not a stranger to challenge herse...

Dec 06, 2019


Testing a New Model for Rural Home Hospitalization

University of Utah Health is partnering with Ariadne Labs to develop the Rural Home Hospital Program — delivering health care to rural areas through cutting-edge medical and communication technology.

Dec 06, 2019


Why People Buy, Trade, Donate Medications on the Black Marke...

A survey shows why people with diabetes bypass the health care system and get essential medications and supplies through underground exchange.

Dec 06, 2019


Word of Mouth

In Vermont, Virginia and now Utah, Jeri Bullock has fought to bring the best dental care to the most marginalized

Dec 04, 2019


U Chemist and Pediatrician Named Fellows of the National Aca...

University of Utah distinguished professor of chemistry Peter Stang and professor of pediatrics Anne Blaschke were two of 168 academic inventors named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors for 2019. Stang opene...

Nov 27, 2019

Education, Clinical

Can You Get LASIK in Your 50s? At the Moran Eye Center, it W...

Tamara Gibo’s path to LASIK vision-correction surgery was longer than most. But when she finally met with specialist Amy Lin, MD, at the Moran Eye Center, everything came into focus.

Nov 27, 2019


Hope for depression with ECT, Ketamine, Propofol, transcrani...

Heather Armstrong wanted to die because she simply couldn't find a way to live. That was two and a half years ago before she took part in a cutting-edge research project at the University of Utah’s Neuropsychiatric ...