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Jun 05, 2020

Clinical

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

Research

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

Clinical

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

Research

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

Clinical

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

Research

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

Research

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.

May 27, 2020

Clinical

U of U Health Updates Hours of Operation at COVID-19 In-Car ...

University of Utah Health is changing the hours of operation at COVID-19 in-car testing sites to better meet the needs of patients and staff. U of U Health began operating in-car testing sites in early March, becoming th...

May 18, 2020

Research

A New Life in Orange

Researchers across U of U Health describe how they are adapting to research in the age of Covid-19 under the restricted level, orange. In their own words, they relay their insights, challenges and why they remain optimis...

May 18, 2020

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Resumes Appointments and Elective Surgeries

At the John A. Moran Eye Center, your safety is our primary concern. Since mid-March, we have limited patient access to Moran clinics to do our part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect our patients...

May 18, 2020

Research

VPR: Orange Announcements

The Office of the Vice President for Research has updated Covid-19 research protocols and issued a laboratory safety video. Also noted are reminders from the graduate school and postdoctoral affairs, and information abou...

May 18, 2020

Research

While a Positive Result Doesn’t Prove Immunity, COVID-19 A...

While it’s too soon to use COVID-19 antibody testing to issue “immunity passports”, antibody tests that are available today are good enough to inform decisions about public health and relaxing social distancing int...

May 15, 2020

EducationResearch

Research Across Borders

A global exchange program between U of U Health and University Yaounde I in Cameroon benefits science and scientists on both sides of the world.

May 15, 2020

Research

Genome-wide Pattern Found in Tumors from Brain Cancer Patien...

University of Utah Health scientists led a study demonstrating for that genome-wide alterations in DNA copy number that predict life expectancy in glioblastoma patients, a significant improvement over current indicators ...

May 12, 2020

Education, Clinical

Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Foundation Creates Endo...

The Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Foundation has given a transformative $1 million gift to support sight-saving outreach work in Utah and around the world by creating the John A. Moran Eye Center Global Outreach D...

May 12, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Health Tests for COVID-19 Antibodies Thro...

University of Utah Health is testing for COVID-19 antibodies through ARUP Laboratories. The COVID-19 antibody test evaluates exposure to COVID-19 by detecting antibodies in a blood sample, which indicates if a person may...

May 08, 2020

Clinical

University of Utah Health Collaborates with Utah Legislators...

University of Utah Health is working in partnership with the Utah Legislative Ethnic and Racial Minority Caucus and the Utah Department of Health Office of Health Disparities to test for COVID-19 in underserved communiti...

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