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Jul 16, 2019

Research

Gut microbes protect against neurologic damage from viral in...

Disruptions in the gut microbiome caused by antibiotics, diet or environmental factors may make the central nervous system more vulnerable to damage from viruses.

Jul 10, 2019

Research

Team Approach to Cardiac Care Increases Chance of Surviving ...

When multidisciplinary health care teams were engaged in caring for patients suffering from refractory cardiogenic shock, a severe condition that can occur after a heart attack, the chance of survival increased significa...

Jul 09, 2019

Research

Men Who Avoid Teen Parenthood Through Partners’ Use of Abo...

A first of its kind study by a team of University of Utah researchers shows the girls’ teenage male partners have higher educational attainment if they avoid becoming a parent through the use of abortion.

Jul 09, 2019

Education, Clinical, Research,

Moran Eye Center Physician Scientist Steffen Schmitz-Valcken...

A world-renowned expert in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine (SCTM) will hold a prestigious John M. Huntsman Presidential ...

Jul 08, 2019

ResearchEducation

What are Utah leaders doing to prevent youth suicides?

Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, joined UofU Health suicide prevention experts at a news conference on Monday, July 8, 2019, to discuss the need for funding suicide crisis prevention and the local efforts made so far to raise ...

Jul 08, 2019

Research

University of Utah Names Six Additional Recipients of the Jo...

The University of Utah and the Huntsman Foundation have announced six additional presidential faculty chairs. The Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs provide sweeping support to academic researchers, educators, and clini...

Jul 04, 2019

Research

Tiny Change Has Big Effects, Reverses Prediabetes in Mice

University of Utah Health investigators identified a “druggable” target that could be used to develop new therapies for diabetes and metabolic disorders.

Jun 27, 2019

Research

Freeze Frame: Researchers Solve How Cells Unfold Proteins

Using cryo-EM, researchers capture how Cdc48, harvested directly from yeast cells, unfolds proteins.

Jun 21, 2019

Education, Clinical

Moran Outreach Team Continues Commitment to Provide Much-Nee...

The Moran Eye Center, collaborating with Utah Navajo Health System and other local partners, delivers pediatric and adult eye care to those in need in the remote Four Corners region several times a year.

Jun 20, 2019

Research

NIH Grant Funds Research into New Approaches to Tackle Opioi...

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at University of Utah Health received a grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network to develop and test interventions fo...

Jun 19, 2019

Clinical

Project Embrace: The Road to Equality in Health Care

A student-start up program that aims to provide accessible health care to all, from across the nation and around the globe, one wheelchair at a time.

Jun 18, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Celebrates Achievements of Donors and Facul...

The John A. Moran Eye Center recently honored seven of its University of Utah faculty scholars who hold endowed chairs and professorships and the generous donors who made the positions possible.

Jun 13, 2019

Research, Clinical, Education

Knights Templar Eye Foundation Awards $65,000 to Moran Retin...

Since 1956, the Knights Templar Eye Foundation has supported research and helped launch the careers of clinical and basic researchers focused on the prevention and cure of potentially blinding diseases in infants and chi...

Jun 06, 2019

Clinical

Having Trouble Hearing? University of Utah Health's Speech-L...

No matter your age or your level of hearing loss, you can get help. University of Utah Health’s Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic in Research Park offers access to audiologists for adults and children suffering from heari...

Jun 06, 2019

Clinical

Through Telehealth, University of Utah Health Partners with ...

University of Utah Health providers are utilizing Telehealth services to provide care to OBGYN patients at the Salt Lake County Metro Jail. Marcela Smid, MD, Jasmin E. Charles, PA-C, and Brett Clement, RN with Salt Lake ...

Jun 05, 2019

Clinical, Education

Operation Sight Day Restores Vision for 10 Utahns in Need

Physicians from the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah provided free cataract surgeries to refugees resettled in Utah, the homeless, and low-income, uninsured residents as part of Moran’s Operation Sigh...

Jun 04, 2019

Clinical, Education

Outreach Mission to Micronesia Helps Build Sustainable Eye C...

With each eye care mission, the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Global Outreach Division makes progress toward its goal of building sustainable eye care in one of the most remote regions of the world: the Federated States o...

Jun 04, 2019

University of Utah Health's Stroke Center has been re-certif...

University of Utah Health’s Stroke Center has been re-certified by the DNV GL. This certification demonstrates a commitment to excellence through a disciplined management system and the best clinical settings including...

Jun 02, 2019

Research

Imagining a World Without Diabetes

An initiative at University of Utah Health aims to improve the lives of people with diabetes, which affects nearly 10 percent of America’s population.

May 29, 2019

Clinical

Fixed-dose enoxaparin prophylaxis often inadequate for color...

Most patients undergoing colorectal surgery don't get adequate anticoagulation from the FDA-approved 40 mg daily dose of enoxaparin, possibly setting the stage for breakthrough venous thromboembolism, researchers say. ...