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May 06, 2020


University of Utah Embarks on Ambitious COVID-19 Testing Eff...

Under Utah HERO, 10 thousand Utahns will be tested for COVID-19. Results will guide public health decision-making and help move Utah’s economy forward.

May 06, 2020


U of U Health and Intermountain Healthcare to Postpone Certa...

Beginning this week, University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare will start to postpone certain non-urgent elective medical procedures to prepare for an expected surge in patients needing hospitalization for C...

May 06, 2020


Did the Novel Coronavirus Escape from a Lab? It’s Unlikely

U of U Health scientist Stephen Goldstein, PhD, explains evidence suggesting that the coronavirus pandemic came from the transfer of the SARS-CoV-2 virus from animals to humans.

May 02, 2020


An Unconventional Weapon Against Cancer

Researchers at U of U Health and Cardiff University made a discovery that could lead to what some are calling a universal cancer killer.

May 01, 2020


Psychiatry Research Notice of Awards (Jan-April 20200

The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the funding department researchers received in January to April this year.

Apr 29, 2020


University of Utah Health Will Resume Elective Surgeries

University of Utah Health will resume elective surgeries following a pause in services because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Apr 28, 2020

Education, Clinical

Nick Mamalis, MD, Receives University of Utah School of Medi...

The University of Utah School of Medicine Alumni Association has chosen John A. Moran Eye Center physician-researcher Nick Mamalis, MD, to receive its 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Apr 27, 2020

Dr. José E. Rodríguez Appointed AVP, Health Equity, Divers...

José E. Rodríguez, MD, FAAFP, has been appointed Associate Vice President (AVP) for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) at University of Utah Health.

Apr 27, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Patients, Physicians, Staff Navigating Care for Vision...

While the coronavirus pandemic has temporarily halted routine exams and surgeries, the John A. Moran Eye Center continues to provide essential, urgent treatments for conditions like age-related degeneration—with extra ...

Apr 23, 2020


U of U Health Biochemist Hill Honored as 2020 American Acade...

Christopher P. Hill, DPhil, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at University of Utah Health, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Apr 22, 2020


Evidence Suggests COVID-19 Isn’t Sexually Transmitted

COVID-19 is unlikely to be spread through semen, according to University of Utah Health scientists who participated in an international study of Chinese men who recently had the disease. The researchers found no evidence...

Apr 20, 2020


University of Utah Invests $1.3 million in COVID-19 Research

The University of Utah has awarded $1.3 million in seed grants to 56 cross-campus projects that will examine a host of issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 17, 2020


A Global Initiative Born in Utah — ProjectProtect — Enli...

Utahns are leading a worldwide effort to ensure that caregivers who are treating COVID-19 patients have the protection they need to be as safe as possible. University of Utah Health, Intermountain Healthcare, Latter-day ...

Apr 16, 2020


Center for Medical Innovation Designs Reusable Respirator Sy...

In response to the overwhelming demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) due to COVID-19, the Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) at University of Utah Health has designed an enclosed Powered Air Purifying Respirat...

Apr 15, 2020


Volunteer for U of U COVID-19 Research From Home

To hasten a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Utah Office of Research Participant Advocacy is matching volunteers from the general public with research studies.

Apr 15, 2020


Temperature Screening Added to Wellness Check Protocol at Un...

In response to the continued management of COVID-19 at University of Utah Health, temperature screenings will take place for all patients, visitors, faculty, and staff upon entering University of Utah Hospital.

Apr 13, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Saving Sight for Homeless and Low-Income Ut...

The John A. Moran Eye Center continues to provide sight-saving outreach care to Utah’s homeless and low-income communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 10, 2020


Neurologist Jennifer Majersik Selected for Fulbright Scholar...

Jennifer Majersik, MD, Division Chief of Vascular Neurology at University of Utah Health, will be serving as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair for Health for six months at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical R...

Apr 09, 2020


Safer, PPE-Conserving X-Rays for Patients at University Hosp...

Radiologists and radiologic technologists at University of Utah Health are doing their part to minimize the chance of COVID-19 spreading while at the same time conserving precious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Apr 09, 2020

College of Pharmacy Students Contribute to COVID-19 Fight by...

University of Utah College of Pharmacy students have compounded hand sanitizers and distributed them to different areas of need.

Apr 08, 2020


University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare Launc...

Researchers from University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City have launched two vital clinical trials to test the effectiveness and safety of two drugs – hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and azithro...

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