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Sep 17, 2019


U of U Health names Willard H. Dere, MD, as Associate Vice P...

A professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Dere also serves as Co-Director, Center for Genomic Medicine and Co-Director of the Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Sep 13, 2019


University of Utah Health and VA Salt Lake Break Ground on N...

University of Utah Health and the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System broke ground in a recent ceremony at the South Jordan VA Clinic. The VA announced it will build and expand its care facilities across the Mountain We...

Sep 12, 2019


The Strange Science of Sports Recovery

On October 4, best-selling author Christie Aschwanden will give a talk on the strange science of sports recovery followed by a panel discussion with faculty from the College of Health and U of U Athletics.

Sep 11, 2019

Research, EducationClinical

John A. Moran Eye Center Researcher, Patients, Play Key Role...

John A. Moran Eye Center physician-researcher Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD, and his patients at the University of Utah played a key role in the recent discovery of the first genetic cause for a rare eye disease.

Sep 06, 2019


First Marker for Mysterious Vaping Illness Identified

University of Utah Health investigators have identified a previously unrecognized characteristic of a mysterious vaping-related respiratory illness that could allow doctors to definitively diagnose the nascent syndrome m...

Sep 04, 2019

Health Care Transformation

University of Utah Hospital Joins Healthcare Anchor Network

University of Utah Hospital has joined the Healthcare Anchor Network, a group of over 40 hospitals and health systems across the country that collaborate to build inclusive, local economies.

Sep 04, 2019

That Little Push

As a scientist and an international leader of dental researchers, Rena D'Souza brings significant change to global oral health

Sep 03, 2019


Cultivating Scientific Success

With trainees collectively earning $110 million in grant funding, the U’s Vice President’s Clinical and Translational Scholars Program is proving to be effective at building leaders in research.

Sep 03, 2019


New exhibit of Edward Hashimoto, MD

Known as “the ambidextrous Irishman,” Edward Hashimoto, MD, was a popular professor of anatomy at University of Utah School of Medicine for more than 50 years. This new exhibit of Hashimoto published by the Spencer S...

Aug 28, 2019


U’s Genetic Science Learning Center Awarded $1.7 Million f...

With funding from the National Institutes of Health, the GSLC will work collaboratively with the All of Us Engagement Team to create educational materials on genetics and precision medicine for the public, patients and h...

Aug 27, 2019

Research, Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center Researchers Selected to International Effor...

Two John A. Moran Eye Center researchers recently won grants by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to work on the Human Cell Atlas, an international collaboration to map all cells in the human body for better understan...

Aug 22, 2019


Poor air quality linked to bipolar disorder, depression

Faculty researchers, Amanda Bakian, PhD and Scott Langenecker PhD, are conducting an on-going study that looks into how pollutant particles in the air affects mental health in Utah.

Aug 21, 2019

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Expands Care to Resettled Refugees in Utah

The John A. Moran Eye Center has expanded its effort to help underserved populations, such as resettled refugees living in Utah, access high-quality eye care.

Aug 19, 2019


NPR: Researchers Examine Altitude's Role In Depression And S...

The Mountain West has some of the highest rates of depression and suicide. Researchers, including faculty member Brent Kious, MD, PhD, think the mountains, with a lack of oxygen at high altitude, could be interfering wit...

Aug 18, 2019


Home Disposal Kits Decrease Likelihood of Having Excess Opio...

New research shows that providing patients with home disposal kits greatly reduced their likelihood of having excess opioids at home.

Aug 17, 2019


TEDMED: How Viruses Shaped the Ability to Remember

U of U Health neurobiologist Jason Shepherd spoke about his unexpected discovery at TedMed 2018. The video was released on Aug. 8.

Aug 16, 2019


Changes Associated with Autism Risk May Be Detected as Early...

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother’s blood.

Aug 16, 2019

Inaugural class of Top 25 Innovators includes Kensaku Kawamo...

University of Utah Health is proud to announce that Kensaku Kawamoto, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.S., was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year’s Top 25 Innovators.

Aug 14, 2019


Up to Half of Patients Withhold Life-Threatening Issues from...

Up to half of patients who feel they face life-threatening situations do not disclose this critical information to health care providers.

Aug 13, 2019


Foraging for Information: Machine Learning Decodes Genetic I...

Scientists are beginning to understand genetic control of complex behaviors.