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Mar 10, 2020


2020 Match Day Results

The Department of Psychiatry is excited to announce our incoming students from the 2020 Match Day.

Mar 09, 2020

Research, Clinical

Research Suggests Potential Change in Treatment Approaches f...

Groundbreaking new research by John A. Moran Eye Center physician-scientists suggests ophthalmologists may want to reconsider treatment approaches for one of the world’s most blinding eye diseases.

Mar 05, 2020


U of U Health Professor Recognized as Fellow of Industrial/O...

Joseph A. Allen, Ph.D., a professor of industrial and organizational psychology at University of Utah Health, has been selected as a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). The fellowshi...

Mar 05, 2020


U of U Health Launches Digital Credentials for Online Volunt...

University of Utah Health, the National CERT Association, and verified identity platform Merit today introduced digital credentials for U of U Health’s hybrid online/in-person Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) t...

Feb 26, 2020


No Benefit Found in Using Broad-spectrum Antibiotics as Init...

Doctors who use drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria as a first-line defense against pneumonia should probably reconsider this approach.

Feb 25, 2020


Wearable Sensor Powered by AI Predicts Worsening Heart Failu...

A new wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent h...

Feb 24, 2020

Health Care Transformation

Filmmaker Kirsten Johnson on Life, Loss, and Alzheimer’s

In support of the premiere of "Dick Johnson Is Dead" at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah Health hosted a community screening with director Kirsten Johnson to discuss Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, ag...

Feb 24, 2020


New Radiology Area Opens at University of Utah Hospital

Spread vertically on three floors in the middle of University of Utah Hospital is the new home for Interventional Radiology and reading rooms for radiologists. The area provides new imaging technology in a centralized lo...

Feb 21, 2020

Clinical, Education, Research

Could a Hormone be Used to Treat Eye Disease? Moran Eye Cent...

Moran Eye Center researchers continue to shed new light on the potential of the hormone erythropoietin (EPO) to treat eye disease.

Feb 20, 2020

Robert Fujinami Appointed as New Vice Dean for Faculty and A...

Robert S. Fujinami, Ph.D., has been appointed vice dean for faculty and academic affairs in the School of Medicine at University of Utah Health.

Feb 18, 2020


U of U Hospital Launches Rapid DNA Testing of Critically-ill...

University of Utah Health today announced the launch of a pilot project with a goal of quickly and accurately detecting genetic disorders among newborns in its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Feb 14, 2020


Overcoming Virtual Hurdles

A new virtual reality game has helped Parkinson’s disease sufferers keep walking without losing their balance, falling, or struggling to turn.

Feb 14, 2020


The Biology of Violence

Marco Bortolato, MD PhD, is an assosciate professor at University of Utah Health who studies the underlying biology in impulse control through animal models and how it manifests in violent behavior.

Feb 12, 2020


“A researcher to watch”: Neurobiologist Moriel Zelikowsk...

In recognition of creativity, leadership and achievements in research, neurobiologist Moriel Zelikowsky, Ph.D., assistant professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at University of Utah Health, has received a 2020 Sloan Rese...

Feb 10, 2020

Research, Education, Clinical

Physician-Scientist Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, Joins M...

Retinal specialist Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg, MD, an internationally recognized expert on age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has joined the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah.

Feb 07, 2020


Discovery Paves Path Forward in the Fight Against the Deadli...

University of Utah Health scientists have identified a key molecule involved in the development of cerebral malaria, a deadly form of the tropical disease. The discovery reveals a potential drug target and way forward in...

Feb 07, 2020


BYB Podcast: Dads and Alchohol

(KUTV)- It's not something that is often talked about, but alcohol use can impact dads and dads-to-be. Jade Elliot sat down with Marcela Smid, MD, maternal-fetal medicine, University of Utah Health, on this episode of th...

Jan 31, 2020

Dr. Christopher Hill Appointed Vice Dean for Research

A noted research scientist and distinguished professor in the Department of Biochemistry has been appointed Vice Dean for Research at the University of Utah School of Medicine (SOM).

Jan 31, 2020


BYB Podcast: Infertility

(KUTV)- Going through miscarriages can be very difficult. It’s important to understand that a miscarriage is not your fault. Miscarriage can't be prevented and are usually due to a developmental problem or a chromosoma...

Jan 24, 2020


Two HCI Researchers Receive Prestigious Grant to Study Liver...

Kimberley Evason, MD, PhD, and Gregory Ducker, PhD, were two of only twelve scientists nationwide to receive a Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award. This award is given by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation an...

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