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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...

Mar 08, 2019


In Her Own Words: When it Comes to Gender Balance, We’re a...

On this International Women’s Day, U of U Health cardiologist Rashmee Shah, MD, explains why gender balance isn’t a women’s issue, it is something everyone should be thinking about.

Mar 06, 2019

Clinical, Research, Education

Finding Solutions: John and Marva Warnock Supporting Moran R...

The Adobe Systems Inc. founder and his wife have gifted $5 million to support ongoing research at the John A. Moran Eye Center.

Mar 05, 2019

Clinical, Education, Health Care Transformation

Moran Team Working to Achieve Sustainable Eye Care in Micron...

After years of providing sight-saving surgeries and ophthalmic training in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Moran Eye Center Global Outreach Division has taken an important step toward sustainability. Moran ...

Mar 04, 2019


Saving Lives

In the face of escalating teen suicides, Utah launched an app. No one knew just how much change it would bring.

Mar 04, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

From the Caribbean to Utah, a Young Patient Finds Sight-Savi...

Aidan’s retinopathy of prematurity was becoming more severe, but the delicate surgical and laser treatments that could possibly save the young boy's vision weren’t available in his home of Trinidad and Tobago. Physic...

Mar 04, 2019

Education, Health Care TransformationClinical

Promising New Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Moves Forward

A study published today in the journal Nature Medicine led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) describes a new therapeutic approach with potential for patients with pancre...

Mar 04, 2019


Novel Treatments Offer New Hope for Patients with Autoimmune...

Researchers develop a novel and safe treatment for two autoimmune diseases.

Mar 02, 2019


TBI and Kids: New Treatment Guidelines Issued

To help promote the highest standards of care, and improve the overall rates of survival and recovery following TBI, experts issued the 3rd edition of the Brain Trauma Foundation Guidelines for the Management of Pediatri...

Mar 01, 2019

Clinical, Education

Moran Eye Center CEO Randall J Olson Celebrates 40 Years at ...

The University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Chair and John A. Moran Eye Center CEO built a world-class institution from the ground up starting 40 years ago—and continues to lead it toward a bol...

Mar 01, 2019

Education, Clinical,

New Efforts Expand Moran's Outreach Closer to Home

The Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division has long worked to meet a growing need for eye care among underserved Utahns. It recently partnered with community organizations to expand outreach for the state’s home...

Feb 28, 2019

Education, Research, Clinical

Moran Physician-Scientist Helps to Make Eye Surgery Safer Th...

Moran Eye Center research has prompted new instrument sterilization guidelines that stand to impact millions of procedures nationwide.

Feb 28, 2019

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Continues to Expand Access to Eye Care in T...

As part of its ongoing mission to build sustainable eye care in developing countries around the world, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division conducted its fourth major mission to Tanzania in February ...

Feb 27, 2019


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


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


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


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


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.