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Feb 27, 2019

Research

New Clinical Study Tests Pharmacotherapy Selection System th...

University of Utah Health has begun a prospective clinical study of an artificial intelligence based pharmacotherapy selection system, co-developed with Hitach,i to support patients and providers in selecting Type 2 diab...

Feb 26, 2019

Research

University of Utah Health Awarded NIH Grant to Study Early O...

University of Utah Health was awarded a seven-year, multiple-million dollar contract to carry out a series of studies focusing on improving population health throughout the life-course surrounding fertility, pregnancy an...

Feb 22, 2019

U of U Health's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Ranked 1st...

University of Utah Health’s Department of Orthopaedic surgery was ranked number one in the nation by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) rankings for 2018. This is the first time that a University of ...

Feb 22, 2019

Clinical

University of Utah School of Dentistry to Host Annual 'Give ...

Give Kids A Smile, a national program launched in 2003 by the American Dental Association (ADA), provides no-cost care for thousands of children at hundreds of locations nationwide. There are a number of Give Kids A Smil...

Feb 20, 2019

Research

Tracking Cholera in a Drop of Blood

A multi-institutional team of researchers developed a new method to measure the size of cholera outbreaks and to identify geographic hotspots for the disease.

Feb 13, 2019

Research

A Good Offense Isn’t Always the Best Strategy in the Battl...

The human immune system is notorious for overreacting to common infections. University of Utah Health researchers have shown how one component of the immune system might have evolved to limit this collateral damage.

Feb 12, 2019

Research

Gory, Freaky, Cool: Marine Snail Venom Could Improve Insulin...

Researchers at University of Utah Health detailed the function of cone snail insulins, bringing them one step closer to developing a faster-acting insulin to treat diabetes.

Feb 07, 2019

Research

Opioids and Dermatology: When to Prescribe Following Surgery

Researchers in the Department of Dermatology at University of Utah decreased their prescription of opioids by 23 percent following skin cancer surgeries compared to almost a decade ago.

Feb 04, 2019

Research

New Study Finds Bacterial Remains in Brain Lesions of Multip...

Researchers at University of Utah Health studied brain biopsies of multiple sclerosis patients and identified 29 microbes from 11 different phyla within the tissue. This approach offers a new way to study this disease.

Feb 04, 2019

Health Care Transformation, EducationClinical

New Study Shows Cost Effectiveness of Early Cancer Surveilla...

New research published today in the journal Pediatric Blood and Cancer shows how early cancer screening and surveillance in patients with Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS) results in additional years of life, and is cost effect...

Feb 04, 2019

University of Utah Health Announces Candlelight Vigil in Rem...

On January 27, Sarah Hawley and her boyfriend Travis Geddes were found dead in their home in what police are investigating as a murder suicide. Dr. Hawley was a beloved first-year resident at the University’s Family Me...

Feb 02, 2019

Research

Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Mitigating Concussive Brain Inj...

A recent study shows that mice treated with paclitaxel reduces memory loss and signs of brain injury after a concussion.

Feb 01, 2019

Health Care Transformation, EducationClinical

Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Renovated ‘Beacon of Hope’...

Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. was a visionary philanthropist who made it his personal mission to eradicate cancer from the face of the Earth. He often described his devastation after the loss of several family members and close f...

Jan 31, 2019

Research

U of U Health-Produced Short Film One in a Million Premieres...

University of Utah Health is proud to present One in a Million, an original short documentary co-directed by two acclaimed independent filmmakers, Jeremiah Zagar and Ross Kauffman.

Jan 29, 2019

Research

Information About the Shingrix Shortage

Shingrix, the CDC preferred vaccine for shingles, is on nationwide shortage due to high demand.

Jan 28, 2019

Clinical

Statement Regarding the Death of Sarah Hawley, MD

Dr. Hawley was a first-year resident who was focusing on continuing her studies in Family & Preventive Medicine.

Jan 28, 2019

Education, Clinical,

Utahns in Need Receive Free Vision-Restoring Surgery at Mora...

John A. Moran Eye Center physicians restored hope and vision on Saturday, January 12, by performing free cataract surgeries for 17 Utahns in need as part of Moran’s twice-yearly Operation Sight Day.

Jan 25, 2019

Research

U of U Health to Provide Assistance to Federal Employees

A statement from Gordon Crabtree, CEO of Hospitals and Clinics

Jan 24, 2019

Education, Clinical

Meet the Moran Eye Center’s Newest Clinicians

The John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah is starting 2019 with three new clinicians and new genetic counseling services.

Jan 21, 2019

Research

Researchers Conduct First Population-based Study of Suicide ...

Researchers at the University of Utah Health conducted the first population-based study of suicidality in individuals with ASD in the United States. The 20-year retrospective study found that for individuals with autism,...