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Accelerate

A novel community-based model for innovating and promoting best practices and learning in health care improvement, leadership, and wellness.

HMHI

News and stories from Huntsman Mental Health Institute, the Mountain West's premier institution for mental health research, training, and care.

Huntsman Cancer Institute

Updates from the NCI-designated research facility and hospital committed to cancer treatment, education, prevention, and care.

HealthFeed

The official blog of University of Utah Health creates consumer-friendly, fact-based information for healthy living, wellness, nutrition, exercise, and more.

Good Notes

Voices and perspectives from leaders across U of U Health's hospitals, schools, colleges, libraries, academic departments, and divisions. 

Moran Eye Center

Updates from the largest eye care center in the Mountain West, with 11 locations offering leading-edge treatment and robust patient support. 

Public Affairs

Press releases, announcements, news articles, and other regular updates from University of Utah Health's Public Affairs and Media Relations team.

Pulse

An internal communications platform, Pulse delivers timely content and employee engagement to more than 20,000 U of U Health team members.

The Scope Radio

Honest conversations with medical experts about health advice, well-being research, and other news you can use to lead a happier life. 

Research & Science

In-depth articles that reflect U of U Health's collaborative DNA, rich clinical environment, and transformative approach to science and medicine.

Algorithms for Innovation

Cultivating dialogue and sparking conversations that address some of the most impossible problems facing health care today.

Most Recent News

Jan 06, 2022

Amit Maity to Lead Department of Radiation Oncology at Unive...

Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah Health welcome Amit Maity, MD, PhD, who will serve as professor and chair of the department of radiation oncology for the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at Universi...

Jan 04, 2022

Clinical, Education

Scientists Clarify Genetic Risk for Developing Age-Related M...

Researchers studying age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have clarified what constitutes genetic risk or protection for the blinding disease, showing that certain forms of protection amount to an “ace in the hole”...

Dec 21, 2021

Research

Exposome Study Seeks to Link Lifelong Pollutant Exposure to ...

Utah scientists are exploring how aging is influenced by the cumulative effects of the lifelong effects of environment, diet, and lifestyle on the body.

Dec 20, 2021

Research

Strategies to Improve Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Even though COVID-19 vaccines are widely available in the U.S., it is still difficult for some people to get vaccinated. U of U Health scientists examined strategies to minimize inequity in COVID-19 vaccine access.

Dec 20, 2021

Research

Connection Between Nature and Health

A new collaborative effort aims to bring researchers and practitioners together to explore the connection between nature and human health.

Dec 17, 2021

Clinical

New Ronald McDonald Family Room Program Launches at U of U H...

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Intermountain Area in partnership with University of Utah Health are pleased to announce the grand opening of the Newborn Intensive Care Ronald McDonald Family Room at Univer...

Dec 10, 2021

Research

Vitae Vignettes: Janet Iwasa, PhD – Animating the Invisibl...

University of Utah Health scientist Janet Iwasa, PhD, creates animations that show how viruses and proteins in our cells look, move and interact.

Dec 09, 2021

Research

Vitae 2021: Personal Stories Underscore Importance of Scient...

Highlighting investigators and their pioneering research programs, the Vitae program seeds new collaborations and development strategies by humanizing research through story.

Dec 08, 2021

Education, Clinical

Patient Outcomes and Quality Improvement: Our Commitment to ...

The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah is routinely recognized for its exceptional care and has been ranked among the best eye centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Ophthalmology Times.

Dec 08, 2021

Education, Clinical

Notable Outcomes: Cataract Surgery and Endophthalmitis Compl...

Recent outcomes reflect the Moran Eye Center's dedication to providing exceptional care while fulfilling its teaching role as part of an academic medical center at the University of Utah.

Dec 08, 2021

Education, Clinical

Quality Improvement: Adopting Best Practices for Exceptional...

University of Utah Health has led the way as health care systems nationwide pursue process and policy improvements. At the John A. Moran Eye Center, this commitment extends to a broad range of measures to provide the bes...

Dec 07, 2021

Research

Young People Recover Quickly from Rare Myocarditis Side Effe...

Most young people who developed myocarditis after being vaccinated for COVID-19 recovered soon afterward, according to a new study lead by Dongnan Truong, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Utah.

Dec 02, 2021

Clinical, Education, Research

Research to Prevent Blindness Awards Unrestricted Grant to M...

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has selected the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah to receive an unrestricted annual grant of $115,000 to support eye research.

Dec 02, 2021

Research

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Faculty Named One of Forb...

University of Utah Health physical medicine and rehabilitation assistant professor Jacob George, PhD, director of the Utah NeuroRobotics Lab who is also helping develop the “LUKE Arm” motorized prosthetic arm, was na...

Dec 02, 2021

Research

Autism in Utah 8-Year-Olds Far More Prevalent than Previousl...

Autism prevalence among 8-year-old Utah children has risen by nearly 30% in less than a decade.

Dec 01, 2021

Education, Clinical

Knights Templar Grant Supports Moran Researcher's Work to Sh...

Moran Eye Center surgeon-scientist Eileen Hwang, MD, PhD, recently received a Knights Templar Foundation (KTEF) grant to support her research into Stickler syndrome, a hereditary childhood disorder that can cause retinal...

Dec 01, 2021

Research

U of U Health and Intermountain Healthcare Taking Part in In...

University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare are taking part in an international study to help determine if high intensity exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

Nov 23, 2021

Research

Reviving Breastfeeding on the Navajo Nation Could Improve Li...

Encouraging breastfeeding could reduce lifelong risk of obesity, diabetes in Navajo children.

Nov 22, 2021

Education, Clinical,

ARCS Honors Two Moran Student Physician-Scientists

The Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation is honoring two Moran Eye Center student physician-scientists with grants to support research projects during their medical school residencies at the Unive...

Nov 22, 2021

Clinical

Neurology Podcast

Stacey Clardy is the editor of both the Neurology® Podcast (the official podcast of the journal Neurology) and the Neurology MinuteTM Daily Briefing (published by the American Academy of Neurology).

Nov 19, 2021

Clinical

University of Utah Health Statement in Support of COVID-19 V...

University of Utah Health supports Governor Spencer Cox’s decision to authorize booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for all people living in Utah who are aged 18 and older. The Governor’s decision precedes a similar r...

In-Depth Features

Second Chances

When COVID-19 ravaged Manny Arocha, science and medicine at University of Utah Health fought alongside family and faith to save his life.

Pioneering the Future Part 15

With deepening knowledge of the ways in which tumors grow and spread, treatment for many cancers moves past traditional, toxic chemotherapies to more targeted approaches.

Pioneering the Future Part 14

In 2020, the world’s attention turned abruptly to viruses like COVID-19. But scientists have been focused on these diverse and widespread pathogens for decades. 

Pioneering the Future Part 13

Many long-standing health challenges are becoming more manageable thanks to the creativity and perseverance of scientists who have chosen to address difficult problems in innovative ways.

Segundas Oportunidades

Cuando el COVID-19 hizo estragos en Manny Arocha, la ciencia y la medicina en Universidad de Utah se unieron junto a la familia y la fe, para luchar por salvar su vida.

The End of Her Days

One writer's cautionary story about his mother-in-law's severe stroke and her fight to die on her own terms, which taught one family the importance—and limitations—of Advance Directives.

Pioneering the Future Part 12

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and its prevalence continues to rise. Working to keep hearts healthy, researchers can also help them recover when they falter.

Keep Breathing

An early morning shift change in a COVID-19 unit at University Hospital captures the compassion and exhaustion of staff keeping patients alive during a global pandemic.

Pioneering the Future Part 11

Providing the best care requires scientists and clinicians to continually challenge their assumptions, consider new data, and reevaluate how medicine is practiced.

Pioneering the Future Part 10

U of U Health providers are equipped to make better, evidence-based decisions that advance care options. From contraception to cancer, this can lead to improved quality of life for women.

Finishing the Race

Two survivors, two wheels, and a determination to reclaim life illustrate this story of stroke rehabilitation—and the unique connection between provider and patient.

Pioneering the Future Part 9

Cellular metabolism underpins every bodily process. Understanding these energy processes can lead to new treatments for obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more.

The Hospital of Their Dreams

At the heart of the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital lies a dedication to helping patients discover their resilience and regain their lives after traumatic spinal cord injuries.

Pioneering the Future Part 8

By uncovering the biological mechanisms behind disease, U of U Health researchers are paving the way to clearer diagnoses, better treatments, and even prevention.

Pioneering the Future Part 7

How do neurons work? What causes them to malfunction? And how can scientists find new treatments for the diseases that affect them? Tracing the roots of long-term memory is a start. 

COVID-19, One Year Later

An interactive journey through one year in the fight against COVID-19—12 months to learn from, 52 weeks to remember, and 365 days to commemorate, one pivotal event at a time.

Pioneering the Future Part 6

Scientists at University of Utah Health are using creative approaches to glean new knowledge about human health from the genome sequences of humans and other animals.

From Amazon to Redwood

Anna Gallegos wanted to change the world. She found a way to do it by helping refugees start new lives and navigate the health care system here in Utah. 

Pioneering the Future Part 5

Gliomas are a deadly form of brain cancer that might reveal potential targets for treating the disease—if researchers can discover how mutations contribute to tumor progression. 

Changing the Pandemic

In December 2020, five University of Utah Health frontline health care workers received the first COVID-19 vaccine in the state of Utah—changing the course of the yearlong pandemic. 

Pioneering the Future Part 4

University of Utah Health scientists are following nature’s lead to create new ways for treating and preventing disease while discovering and developing new drugs.

Unit on the Brink

Unit on the Brink: Voices of the COVID Frontline is a multi-part Clinical podcast series that shares the raw stories of University Hospital workers as they hold the line against COVID-19. 

An Uncertain Recovery

On March 13, 2020, Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah. "I will fight COVID-19 with information," he promised. 

Pioneering the Future Part 3

Researchers at University of Utah Health tackle population-sized problems—then follow through to ensure that their efforts add up to substantial impacts on public health.

State of Suffering

For every person in the US who dies of suicide, twice as many die in Utah. And suicide is the leading cause of death among Utah's teens. Can we curb this startling trend? Can we afford not to? 

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

In fewer than 25 years, opioid addiction has led to more than 450,000 overdose deaths. Each one is an individual tragedy—taken together, they represent a staggering social epidemic. 

Driving Out Diabetes

While we create better treatments and search for a cure for diabetes, affected communities deserve better resources to understand prediabetes and delay or prevent the full-blown disease. 

Expanding Rural Access

America’s traditional health system, which is centered in urban & suburban areas, isn't designed for the 20% of Americans residing in rural regions. Fixing that requires long-term work. 

Pioneering the Future Part 2

The scientific laboratory is the traditional birthplace of new ideas. But translating those discoveries to interventions that support human health requires extra effort. 

They Emerge Transformed

Burn survivors and those who care for them at U of U Health Burn Center share a fundamental truth few others know. This immersive feature dives in to fire, faith, healing, and victory.  

Pioneering the Future Part 1

High-impact discoveries are transforming how we think about the causes of diabetes and solutions to combat the disease. These advances could hardly come at a better time. 

Campus Transformation 2020

From humble origins in 1905 to new construction today, the evolution of U of U Health continues with fundamental research, innovative education, and cutting-edge patient care.