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Jun 18, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Researchers Study LASIK, PRK for Best Patie...

At the forefront of LASIK and PRK research, physicians at the John A. Moran Eye Center continue to push the field forward. Their most recent study compared the effectiveness of two painkillers given to patients following...

Jun 18, 2020


University of Utah School of Dentistry is a Leader Among Den...

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the University of Utah School of Dentistry remains deeply committed to providing comprehensive oral health care to underserved communities across the state of Utah. To continue providi...

Jun 15, 2020


Moriel Zelikowsky Receives Klingenstein-Simons Award in Neur...

In recognition of research and leadership, Moriel Zelikowsky, PhD, assistant professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, received the 2020 Klingenstein-Simons fellowship award for ...

Jun 15, 2020


3i Initiative Unites University Researchers in Times of Need

COVID-19 has shined a spotlight on the efforts of University of Utah Health’s Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease (3i) initiative. 3i is a university-wide effort that brings scientists from diverse backgrou...

Jun 12, 2020


University of Utah Division of Public Health Partners with U...

The Division of Public Health at the University of Utah announced a partnership today with the Utah Department of Health to train and field more than 100 contact tracers in the ongoing pandemic response efforts. These wo...

Jun 12, 2020


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

(KSL Studio 5) - Having a stroke is scary, but you can drastically improve the odds of recovery when you know what to look for. Whether it be yourself or loved ones, be on the lookout for certain signs. Neurologist Jenni...

Jun 11, 2020


New Dean of Nursing Named at University of Utah

Marla De Jong, Ph.D., RN, FAAN Colonel (Ret.), a lifelong leader in the field of nursing, has been named dean of the University of Utah College of Nursing effective August 17. De Jong will oversee the undergraduate and g...

Jun 09, 2020

Education, Clinical

New Moran Education Program Initiatives Taking on Resident B...

As ophthalmology residency education programs across the country acknowledge burnout and its consequences, the Moran Eye Center is taking unique steps to address the issues, launching a wellness program for residents to ...

Jun 08, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Residents and Faculty Collaborate on Curriculum Change

A new, interactive ophthalmology curriculum set to roll out in July at the John A. Moran Eye Center arrives thanks to a unique development process driven by residents.

Jun 05, 2020


University of Utah Health Accepting Cloth Face Coverings to ...

University of Utah Health is accepting cloth face covering donations to help reserve proper protected personnel equipment (PPE) for staff who need medical grade masks to protect themselves from COVID-19. Cloth face cover...

Jun 05, 2020


University of Utah Health Leads National Study of COVID-19 E...

A University of Utah Health researcher is leading a nationwide study of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on women during and after pregnancy.

Jun 04, 2020

Clinical, Education

Moran Outreach Team and Volunteers Creating COVID-19 Persona...

When Sophia Fang, MD, MS, learned a long-time partner of the John A. Moran Eye Center's Global Outreach Division in Haiti had to shut its doors because of a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) to battle a COVID-1...

Jun 03, 2020

Education, Clinical

One Man’s Journey of Hope in Tanzania Highlights Moran Eye...

Moran’s Global Outreach Division conducts large-scale surgical outreach with partners throughout the world to create sustainable eye care systems. However, Moran’s work goes beyond providing care. Through broad train...

Jun 03, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran's Global Outreach Fellow Works to Build Sustainable Ey...

As Moran Eye Center’s 2019-2020 global outreach fellow, Sophia Fang, MD, created behind-the-scenes tools and practices needed to make sustainable, effective eye care in outreach settings a reality.

Jun 02, 2020


University of Utah Health and ARUP Conduct Saliva Testing fo...

Individuals tested for COVID-19 at University of Utah Health’s Redwood Center in-car testing site may now participate in a study that evaluates whether saliva and other specimen types can be effectively used to test fo...

Jun 01, 2020

Education, Research, Clinical

Detecting Eye Diseases Earlier Than Ever With FLIO

In the future, a two-minute retina scan could let doctors spot eye diseases—or even the risk to develop them—long before any symptoms appear.

Jun 01, 2020


Sea Snail, Human Insulin Hybrid Could Lead to Better Diabete...

An international team of researchers including University of Utah Health scientists report that they have developed the world’s smallest, fully functional version of insulin.

May 29, 2020


University of Utah Hospital Opens “B-50 COVID-19 Unit"

University of Utah Health today announced that it has opened the B-50 COVID-19 Unit, a mixed acuity unit within University Hospital to treat COVID-19 confirmed positive patients only. The unit, also referred to as a ‘h...

May 29, 2020


Electronic Health Records Fail to Detect Up to 33% of Medica...

Despite improvements in their performance over the past decade, electronic health records (EHRs) commonly used in hospitals nationwide fail to detect up to one in three potentially harmful drug interactions and other med...

May 28, 2020


A New Way to Control Epstein-Barr Virus

A team of researchers at University of Utah Health have shown the Epstein-Barr virus — which causes mononucleosis and is linked to development of several cancers — uses a novel strategy to survive.

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