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News and stories from Huntsman Mental Health Institute, the Mountain West's premier institution for mental health research, training, and care.

Huntsman Cancer Institute

Updates from the NCI-designated research facility and hospital committed to cancer treatment, education, prevention, and care.


The official blog of University of Utah Health creates consumer-friendly, fact-based information for healthy living, wellness, nutrition, exercise, and more.

Good Notes

Voices and perspectives from leaders across U of U Health's hospitals, schools, colleges, libraries, academic departments, and divisions. 

Moran Eye Center

Updates from the largest eye care center in the Mountain West, with 11 locations offering leading-edge treatment and robust patient support. 

Public Affairs

Press releases, announcements, news articles, and other regular updates from University of Utah Health's Public Affairs and Media Relations team.


An internal communications platform, Pulse delivers timely content and employee engagement to more than 20,000 U of U Health team members.

The Scope Radio

Honest conversations with medical experts about health advice, well-being research, and other news you can use to lead a happier life. 

Research & Science

In-depth articles that reflect U of U Health's collaborative DNA, rich clinical environment, and transformative approach to science and medicine.

Algorithms for Innovation

Cultivating dialogue and sparking conversations that address some of the most impossible problems facing health care today.

Most Recent News

Oct 20, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center, Spanish Researchers Successfully Test Arti...

For more than 30 years, John A. Moran Eye Center researcher Richard “Dick” Normann, PhD, has been working to create a form of artificial vision for people who have completely lost their sight. With the successful tes...

Oct 20, 2021

University of Utah Health Ranked Top 10 in the Nation for 12...

For the 12th consecutive year, University of Utah Health ranks in the top 10 nationally of the prestigious 2021 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award.

Oct 20, 2021

Clinical, Education

Glaucoma and Cataract Surgeon Austin S. Nakatsuka, MD, Joins...

The John A. Moran Eye Center recently welcomed glaucoma and cataract specialist Austin S. Nakatsuka, MD, as a full-time faculty member.

Oct 18, 2021

Education, Clinical

Scientists Identify Reading Ability and Speed as Crucial Mea...

A research team including John A. Moran Eye Center scientists has identified reading ability and reading speed as key measures for evaluating visual decline in patients with dry, late-stage age-related macular degenerati...

Oct 18, 2021


Changing the Face of Science

The U of U SACNAS organization was designated as “Chapter of the Year” for training and supporting the next generation of diverse STEM talent.

Oct 15, 2021


Personalized Medicine Approach for Critically Ill Children

The Data Coordinating Center (DCC) at University of Utah Health received $12 million to study solutions to sepsis-induced multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in critically ill children.

Oct 14, 2021


Artificial Intelligence-Based Technology Quickly Identifies ...

An artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology rapidly diagnoses rare disorders in critically ill children with high accuracy, according to a report by scientists from University of Utah Health and Fabric Genomics.

Oct 12, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran’s Night for Sight Raises more than $1 Million for Ch...

Night for Sight, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s largest community event benefitting the Global Outreach Division’s work to end curable blindness in Utah and worldwide, exceeded a fundraising goal of $1 million.

Oct 12, 2021


Managing Enrollment and Retention of Veterans in the VA Heal...

Dr. Megan Vanneman is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and a Core Investigator and Career Development Awardee at the Department of Vetera...

Oct 11, 2021


Newly Discovered Molecule Could Eventually Reduce Surgical C...

A newly detected molecule could help reduce damage from sustained loss of blood flow to cells and tissues.

Oct 09, 2021


Eight U of U College of Nursing Faculty and Alumni Named Ame...

Three professors, two adjunct faculty, and three alumni of the University of Utah College of Nursing were inducted as American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Fellows.

Oct 07, 2021


NINDS Awards $10 Million for Pediatric Concussion Research

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has awarded a $10-million grant to the Four Corners Youth Consortium, a group of academic medical centers studying concussions in school-aged children.

Oct 07, 2021

Health Care Transformation

U of U Health Earns 2021 "Most Wired" Recognition

University of Utah Health has earned the “Most Wired” recognition, according to The College of Healthcare Information Management (CHIME). The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to asses...

Oct 05, 2021


Three U of U Health Scientists Receive Prestigious NIH Direc...

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to three University of Utah Health scientists through its competitive High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program,

Oct 04, 2021

New Endowed Chair in University of Utah Department of Pathol...

The University of Utah Department of Pathology and ARUP Laboratories announced the creation of the Harry R. Hill, MD, Presidential Endowed Chair, the department’s sixth endowed chair and the first created since 2013.

Oct 04, 2021


Is having a heart murmur dangerous?

(Good Things Utah) – If a doctor told you that you have a heart murmur, you’re probably wondering what that means. Do heart murmurs mean you’re in danger? A heart murmur is when your heart makes an unusual sound...

Sep 28, 2021

Education, Clinical

Join Moran's Oct. 9 Night For Sight Online Fundraiser

Join us for Night for Sight, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s largest community event benefitting our Global Outreach Division’s work to end curable blindness in Utah and worldwide. The benefit is set for Saturday...

Sep 27, 2021


Safe UT Annual Report Released

Today, the SafeUT Commission published its 2020-21 Annual Report. The comprehensive report outlines key statistics about the statewide SafeUT app related to utilization, chats and life-saving interventions, school threat...

Sep 27, 2021

Education, Clinical

Gabriel Hulewsky, OD, Joins Moran Eye Center

Gabriel Hulewsky, OD, provides comprehensive optometry services and has special interests in contact lenses, dry eye management, and sports vision.

Sep 23, 2021


U of U Health Evolutionary Geneticist Named HHMI Investigato...

Nels Elde named a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator.

In-Depth Features

Second Chances

When COVID-19 ravaged Manny Arocha, science and medicine at University of Utah Health fought alongside family and faith to save his life.

Pioneering the Future Part 15

With deepening knowledge of the ways in which tumors grow and spread, treatment for many cancers moves past traditional, toxic chemotherapies to more targeted approaches.

Pioneering the Future Part 14

In 2020, the world’s attention turned abruptly to viruses like COVID-19. But scientists have been focused on these diverse and widespread pathogens for decades. 

Pioneering the Future Part 13

Many long-standing health challenges are becoming more manageable thanks to the creativity and perseverance of scientists who have chosen to address difficult problems in innovative ways.

Segundas Oportunidades

Cuando el COVID-19 hizo estragos en Manny Arocha, la ciencia y la medicina en Universidad de Utah se unieron junto a la familia y la fe, para luchar por salvar su vida.

The End of Her Days

One writer's cautionary story about his mother-in-law's severe stroke and her fight to die on her own terms, which taught one family the importance—and limitations—of Advance Directives.

Pioneering the Future Part 12

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and its prevalence continues to rise. Working to keep hearts healthy, researchers can also help them recover when they falter.

Keep Breathing

An early morning shift change in a COVID-19 unit at University Hospital captures the compassion and exhaustion of staff keeping patients alive during a global pandemic.

Pioneering the Future Part 11

Providing the best care requires scientists and clinicians to continually challenge their assumptions, consider new data, and reevaluate how medicine is practiced.

Pioneering the Future Part 10

U of U Health providers are equipped to make better, evidence-based decisions that advance care options. From contraception to cancer, this can lead to improved quality of life for women.

Finishing the Race

Two survivors, two wheels, and a determination to reclaim life illustrate this story of stroke rehabilitation—and the unique connection between provider and patient.

Pioneering the Future Part 9

Cellular metabolism underpins every bodily process. Understanding these energy processes can lead to new treatments for obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more.

The Hospital of Their Dreams

At the heart of the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital lies a dedication to helping patients discover their resilience and regain their lives after traumatic spinal cord injuries.

Pioneering the Future Part 8

By uncovering the biological mechanisms behind disease, U of U Health researchers are paving the way to clearer diagnoses, better treatments, and even prevention.

Pioneering the Future Part 7

How do neurons work? What causes them to malfunction? And how can scientists find new treatments for the diseases that affect them? Tracing the roots of long-term memory is a start. 

COVID-19, One Year Later

An interactive journey through one year in the fight against COVID-19—12 months to learn from, 52 weeks to remember, and 365 days to commemorate, one pivotal event at a time.

Pioneering the Future Part 6

Scientists at University of Utah Health are using creative approaches to glean new knowledge about human health from the genome sequences of humans and other animals.

From Amazon to Redwood

Anna Gallegos wanted to change the world. She found a way to do it by helping refugees start new lives and navigate the health care system here in Utah. 

Pioneering the Future Part 5

Gliomas are a deadly form of brain cancer that might reveal potential targets for treating the disease—if researchers can discover how mutations contribute to tumor progression. 

Changing the Pandemic

In December 2020, five University of Utah Health frontline health care workers received the first COVID-19 vaccine in the state of Utah—changing the course of the yearlong pandemic. 

Pioneering the Future Part 4

University of Utah Health scientists are following nature’s lead to create new ways for treating and preventing disease while discovering and developing new drugs.

Unit on the Brink

Unit on the Brink: Voices of the COVID Frontline is a multi-part Clinical podcast series that shares the raw stories of University Hospital workers as they hold the line against COVID-19. 

An Uncertain Recovery

On March 13, 2020, Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah. "I will fight COVID-19 with information," he promised. 

Pioneering the Future Part 3

Researchers at University of Utah Health tackle population-sized problems—then follow through to ensure that their efforts add up to substantial impacts on public health.

State of Suffering

For every person in the US who dies of suicide, twice as many die in Utah. And suicide is the leading cause of death among Utah's teens. Can we curb this startling trend? Can we afford not to? 

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

In fewer than 25 years, opioid addiction has led to more than 450,000 overdose deaths. Each one is an individual tragedy—taken together, they represent a staggering social epidemic. 

Driving Out Diabetes

While we create better treatments and search for a cure for diabetes, affected communities deserve better resources to understand prediabetes and delay or prevent the full-blown disease. 

Expanding Rural Access

America’s traditional health system, which is centered in urban & suburban areas, isn't designed for the 20% of Americans residing in rural regions. Fixing that requires long-term work. 

Pioneering the Future Part 2

The scientific laboratory is the traditional birthplace of new ideas. But translating those discoveries to interventions that support human health requires extra effort. 

They Emerge Transformed

Burn survivors and those who care for them at U of U Health Burn Center share a fundamental truth few others know. This immersive feature dives in to fire, faith, healing, and victory.  

Pioneering the Future Part 1

High-impact discoveries are transforming how we think about the causes of diabetes and solutions to combat the disease. These advances could hardly come at a better time. 

Campus Transformation 2020

From humble origins in 1905 to new construction today, the evolution of U of U Health continues with fundamental research, innovative education, and cutting-edge patient care.