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Mar 31, 2019


Faculty Researcher Exploring the Impact of Higher Altitudes ...

Study by faculty researcher, Shami Kanekar, PhD, indicates that women may be more affected by brain chemistry issues caused by altitude. Her animal tests show that females are actually more vulnerable to behavioral chang...

Mar 28, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

Can a New Kind of Scientist Find Treatments for Daunting Eye...

You might compare most researchers to a scalpel, honed for a specific type of work through years of training. But the newest scientist at the John A. Moran Eye Center seems more akin to a deluxe Swiss Army knife.

Mar 27, 2019


Why the Heck Is Mono So Darned Contagious?

Researchers uncover a molecular key that gives an edge to the Epstein Barr virus.

Mar 27, 2019

Clinical, Education,

John A. Moran Eye Center Grads Selected for $10,000 Heed Fel...

The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation recently chose three current and recent John A. Moran Eye Center graduates to receive 2019-2020 Heed Fellowship Awards.

Mar 27, 2019


Pairing Music with Medication Offers Potential Therapeutic S...

Researchers at University of Utah Health found pairing music with one of four pain medications offered a promising complementary strategy to treat pain.

Mar 25, 2019


Bacterial Virus May Heighten Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel ...

New research is showing that bacteriophages have the potential to shape the communities that live within the gut and ultimately your health—for better or worse.

Mar 24, 2019


Giving Intravenous Therapy to Children at Home is Costly, Lo...

New research shows that oral therapeutics excel over intravenous therapy for treating serious infections in children at home in two important measures: cost and preserving quality of life.

Mar 22, 2019

Education, Clinical

Satisfied Patients Rate 16 Moran Eye Center Doctors Among Na...

Sixteen Moran ophthalmologists and optometrists have earned top marks when compared with their peers, scoring in the top 10 percent nationwide for patient satisfaction in 2018.

Mar 19, 2019


University of Utah Health and Medical Marijuana

University of Utah Health has developed interim guidance and answers to frequently asked questions about medical marijuana.

Mar 18, 2019


University of Utah Health Recognized as Center of Excellence...

University of Utah Health has been named an official Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.

Mar 17, 2019


Frontiers in Precision Medicine Symposium Features National ...

On Friday, March 22, 2019, University of Utah Health and the University of Utah College of Law will host the fourth annual Frontiers in Precision Medicine symposium exploring the scientific, policy, and legal implication...

Mar 15, 2019


Matching the Best Treatment to Rare Childhood Diseases

Expert recommendations reassure families and insurance companies that new treatments for rare childhood diseases have a greater chance of success.

Mar 14, 2019

Clinical, EducationHealth Care Transformation

Huntsman Cancer Institute applauds the Utah State Legislatur...

Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah applauds the bold actions taken by the Utah State Legislature this week in addressing tobacco-related health issues. The state’s approval of a policy that incre...

Mar 14, 2019


Utah Poison Control Center Celebrates the 57th Annual Nation...

The Utah Poison Control Center (UPCC) will join poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating the 57th annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 17-23, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

Clinical, Health Care TransformationEducation

How Barbershops Will Play a Role in Reducing Colorectal Canc...

African-American men are more likely to die from colon cancer than any other racial group. That fact led a researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) to begin a long-term project to ...

Mar 13, 2019


U Volunteers Bring the Wonders of the Brain to Utah Schools

University of Utah faculty, staff, and neuroscience graduate students volunteered during Brain Awareness Week to bring hands-on learning to elementary and high school students throughout the Salt Lake valley.

Mar 13, 2019


Best Graduate Schools Recognized

The 2020 rankings for U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” are out.

Mar 12, 2019

Clinical, Research, Education

Focus 2019: New Hope for Treating Age-Related Macular Degene...

Check out the John A. Moran Eye Center’s latest Focus annual report.

Mar 11, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

Moran Team Turning Genetic Discoveries Into Treatments For A...

Gregory S. Hageman, PhD, and his talented team at the John A. Moran Eye Center have developed the first therapy for age-related macular degeneration based on a better understanding of the genetics of the disease and a ...

Mar 10, 2019


Touch a Human Brain and Learn About the Wonders of the Mind ...

Utah Brain Awareness Week teaches students and the public about the brain and brain health as part of an international outreach campaign.

Mar 08, 2019

Education, Clinical,

Moran Eye Center CEO Randall J Olson, MD, to Receive Governo...

Governor Gary R. Herbert will honor Randall J Olson, MD, professor and chair of the University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and CEO of the John A. Moran Eye Center, with a 2019 Governor’s Med...