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Apr 19, 2019

Education, Clinical

Save the Date for the First U Giving Day on May 21-22

Support the John A. Moran Eye Center during the University of Utah’s first-ever U Giving Day, a 36-hour fundraising effort starting May 21.

Apr 18, 2019

Research

Javits Award Funds New Research into Role of Infection in Ep...

Karen Wilcox, PhD, Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology at University of Utah Health, received a $2.6 million Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurologic...

Apr 17, 2019

Research

Bench to Bedside: Student innovations lead to new beginnings...

Enthusiastic university students from across the state and beyond spent the evening engaging with judges, volunteers, and fellow competitors at the Bench to Bedside competition.

Apr 09, 2019

Research

New Kind of Drug Shows Promise in Treating Rare Metabolic Di...

A team of researchers published the results of a phase 1 clinical trial for the drug Givosiran, which targets the liver cells ultimately responsible for acute hepatic porphyrias.

Apr 09, 2019

Clinical, Education

Alan S. Crandall, MD, Returns to South Sudan for Humanitaria...

In February, John A. Moran Eye Center Global Outreach Division Senior Medical Director Alan S. Crandall, MD, again answered a call to provide desperately needed cataract surgeries in the African nation.

Apr 09, 2019

Research

Winners Announced in Annual Bench To Bedside Competition

The following winners were announced in the annual Bench To Bedside competition, held on April 8, 2019:

Apr 05, 2019

Health Care Transformation

NEJM Buzz Survey Report: Patient Experience

An overwhelming majority of respondents from the NEJM Catalysts Insights Council, a qualified group of U.S. executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians agree that providing an exceptional patient experience is an essent...

Apr 04, 2019

Research

Bench to Bedside 2019: Presenting Technological Innovation a...

The University of Utah Health will host the 9th annual Bench to Bedside competition on April 8, 6:00 pm at the Utah State Capitol.

Apr 02, 2019

Clinical, Education

Park City Fashion Eyewear Show and Sale Set for April 19

Choose from hundreds of designer styles from the world's top brands, including Tom Ford, Ray-Ban, Miu Miu, Modo, Bevel, and Blake Kuwahara, during the show at Moran Eye Center's Redstone optical shop.

Apr 01, 2019

Health Care Transformation

Patients, Physicians, and the Perception of Value

What constitutes high-value health care? That depends on who you ask. In order to provide it, though, it’s crucial that everybody agree on a definition. Otherwise, some stakeholders will be left disappointed. That’s ...

Apr 01, 2019

Health Care Transformation

What Does Value Mean to Physical Therapists?

Julie Fritz has spent years studying chronic back pain. One of the things that the longtime physical therapist and researcher has discovered is the significant disconnects between what providers and patients value. Take,...

Mar 31, 2019

Research

Faculty Researcher Exploring the Impact of Higher Altitudes ...

Study by faculty researcher, Shami Kanekar, PhD, indicates that women may be more affected by brain chemistry issues caused by altitude. Her animal tests show that females are actually more vulnerable to behavioral chang...

Mar 28, 2019

Research, Education, Clinical

Can a New Kind of Scientist Find Treatments for Daunting Eye...

You might compare most researchers to a scalpel, honed for a specific type of work through years of training. But the newest scientist at the John A. Moran Eye Center seems more akin to a deluxe Swiss Army knife.

Mar 27, 2019

Research

Why the Heck Is Mono So Darned Contagious?

Researchers uncover a molecular key that gives an edge to the Epstein Barr virus.

Mar 27, 2019

Clinical, Education,

John A. Moran Eye Center Grads Selected for $10,000 Heed Fel...

The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation recently chose three current and recent John A. Moran Eye Center graduates to receive 2019-2020 Heed Fellowship Awards.

Mar 27, 2019

Research

Pairing Music with Medication Offers Potential Therapeutic S...

Researchers at University of Utah Health found pairing music with one of four pain medications offered a promising complementary strategy to treat pain.

Mar 25, 2019

Research

Bacterial Virus May Heighten Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel ...

New research is showing that bacteriophages have the potential to shape the communities that live within the gut and ultimately your health—for better or worse.

Mar 24, 2019

Research

Giving Intravenous Therapy to Children at Home is Costly, Lo...

New research shows that oral therapeutics excel over intravenous therapy for treating serious infections in children at home in two important measures: cost and preserving quality of life.

Mar 22, 2019

Education, Clinical

Satisfied Patients Rate 16 Moran Eye Center Doctors Among Na...

Sixteen Moran ophthalmologists and optometrists have earned top marks when compared with their peers, scoring in the top 10 percent nationwide for patient satisfaction in 2018.

Mar 19, 2019

Clinical

University of Utah Health and Medical Marijuana

University of Utah Health has developed interim guidance and answers to frequently asked questions about medical marijuana.

Mar 18, 2019

Clinical

University of Utah Health Recognized as Center of Excellence...

University of Utah Health has been named an official Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.