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Jul 20, 2020

Research

Epidemiologist Matthew Samore Receives Veterans Administrat...

Matthew H. Samore, MD, has earned the 2019 Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research—the highest honor for a VA health services researcher.

Jul 17, 2020

Research

Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) FAQ

Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) is a massive undertaking that has tested more than 13,000 Utahns to date across multiple counties in Utah to gather data to more accurately establish the rate of COVID-19 i...

Jul 15, 2020

Research

Studying Genetic Mutations Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorde...

In a new study, researchers at University of Utah Health recently detected how alterations in this gene could disrupt the formation and function of synapses in the hippocampus,

Jul 14, 2020

Research

Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for ...

A new study has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to “as-needed” follow-up care can save families ...

Jul 13, 2020

Research

Pathologist June Round Earns Prestigious Award From W.M. Kec...

June Round, associate professor in Microbiology and Immunology at University of Utah Health and cancer researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute, received a $1M grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to expand research on in...

Jul 13, 2020

Research

University of Utah Health Names Two Faculty as Benning Schol...

University of Utah Health has named Michael Deininger, MD, PhD, and Hilary Coon, PhD, as the H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chairs.

Jul 07, 2020

Research

Amniotic Fluid Could Reduce Acute Symptoms, Long-term Risks ...

University of Utah Health researchers are investigating whether human amniotic fluid (HAF) can reduce lung inflammation caused by COVID-19 and promote the recovery of patients who have contracted the disease.

Jul 07, 2020

Clinical

HELP Volunteers Connect Virtually with Hospitalized Older Ad...

The Geriatrics Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at University of Utah Hospital was moved virtually to connect HELP volunteers to interact with hospitalized older adult patients. HELP was one of the first programs to be...

Jul 04, 2020

Education

Post Register: Medical residencies 'sprinkle doctors out int...

This year marks the start of a psychiatric residency program at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City that will, in two years, place training psychiatrists in Pocatello to work in southeastern Idaho.

Jul 02, 2020

Research

Utah Hero Project Announces Phase One Findings

The Utah Health and Economic Recovery (HERO) Project has concluded phase one of a large-scale undertaking to test 10,000 Utahns from across four counties.

Jul 01, 2020

Clinical

AACI Commentary

To promote the work of its member centers, AACI publishes Commentary, an editorial series focusing on major issues of common interest to North American cancer centers.

Jun 30, 2020

Research

With U of U Health, Collaborative Program Reduces Age of Dia...

Research carried out through University of Utah Health’s NICU and the Neonatal Follow-up Program (NFP) found ways to reduce the age of diagnosis for cerebral palsy from 19.5 months to 9.5 months.

Jun 29, 2020

Research

Assessing and Responding to Patients’ Social Needs Could I...

U of U Health scientists developed and tested a new tool that assesses the social needs of ER patients and, if necessary, refers them to up to 46 community resources available through United Way 211 (UW211), a nonprofit ...

Jun 29, 2020

Clinical, Education,

The Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation: Building a Beacon...

The Dee family has been investing in the Utah health care community for nearly a century, including efforts at the Moran Eye Center to fight age-related macular degeneration. The Dee Foundation also recently funded a new...

Jun 29, 2020

Research

Clues to COVID-19 Complications Come from NET-like Inflammat...

An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity, and death from COVID-19.

Jun 29, 2020

Research

COVID-19 Causes ‘Hyperactivity’ in Blood-Clotting Cells

Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to University of Utah Health scie...

Jun 26, 2020

Research

University of Utah Health and Community Nursing Services An...

University of Utah Health and Community Nursing Services (CNS) announced details of a new affiliation, which will benefit patients needing end-of-life and home-based services.

Jun 26, 2020

Clinical

Improve the Odds of Recovery by Knowing the Signs of a Strok...

(ABC 4) - Dr. Jennifer Majersik, neurologist and medical director of the Stroke Center at University of Utah Health joined Ali Monsen on Good Things Utah to talk about stroke awareness and how to recognize the symptoms o...

Jun 23, 2020

Clinical

Hospital Systems Join Forces to Encourage all to #MaskUpUtah

The Utah Hospital Association, in collaboration with Utah’s four largest healthcare systems, are joining together in a collaborative effort to encourage the use of face masks in public and work settings throughout the ...

Jun 19, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Health Updates Entry Requirements at All ...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Utah Health has taken extensive measures to ensure all patients visitors and staff are safe. As part of those efforts, U of U Health has instituted a formal policy for universa...

Jun 19, 2020

Research

The Rate We Acquire Genetic Mutations Could Help Predict Lif...

Differences in the rate that genetic mutations accumulate in healthy young adults could help predict remaining lifespan in both sexes and the remaining years of fertility in women, according to University of Utah Health ...

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