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Jan 24, 2020

Research

Two HCI Researchers Receive Prestigious Grant to Study Liver...

Kimberley Evason, MD, PhD, and Gregory Ducker, PhD, were two of only twelve scientists nationwide to receive a Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award. This award is given by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation an...

Jan 23, 2020

Research

Scientists Link Nutrient Toxicity to Cell Aging

According to a research team led by led by scientists at University of Utah Health aging can stem from too much of a good thing. Elevated levels of an important nutrient— the amino acid cysteine — jump starts the agi...

Jan 21, 2020

EducationClinical

New Chair of Internal Medicine Named at University of Utah H...

John Inadomi, M.D., a physician-scientist internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent colon cancer and promote early detection of gastrointestinal malignancies has been named chair of the Department of Internal...

Jan 21, 2020

Clinical

U of U Health is Official Health & Wellness Sponsor of Sunda...

University of Utah Health is proud to announce the fourth year of its partnership with Sundance Film Festival as it assumes a new role as the Official Health & Wellness Sponsor.

Jan 17, 2020

ResearchEducation

Best for Moms, Best for Babies: Controlling Diabetes Before ...

Birth defects affect 1 in 33 pregnancies in Utah. January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month and seeks to raise awareness around birth defects during pregnancy and its causes. The Utah Birth Defects Network (UBDN...

Jan 13, 2020

Research

Tailoring Diabetes Care to the Hispanic Community

Nancy Allen’s clinical and academic work at University of Utah Health focuses on the self-management of diabetes in different racial, ethnic, and vulnerable populations.

Jan 07, 2020

Research

Zinc, Folic Acid Supplements Fail to Enhance Male Infertilit...

Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts, and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of ...

Jan 02, 2020

Research

Dr. Robin Shaw Named Director U of U Health's Nora Eccles Ha...

Robin Mark Shaw, MD, PhD, has been named Director of the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research & Training Institute (CVRTI) at University of Utah Health. The Institute has been at the forefront of medical research...

Dec 27, 2019

Research

NIH Awards U of U Health $10 Million to Lead International C...

John Kestle, MD, professor of neurosurgery at University of Utah Health, is the principal investigator on a major $10M National Institutes of Health-funded grant that is studying care improvements for infants with hydroc...

Dec 20, 2019

Research

KSL TV: Nicotine May Delay Progression Of Alzheimer’s In E...

Faculty researcher, Scott Langenecker PhD, is helping to investigate whether nicotine, when administered correctly, could be effective delaying or preventing memory loss in patients in the early stages of Alzheimer's.

Dec 20, 2019

Research

South Main Clinic Awarded Cambia Foundation Grant to Build H...

The South Main Clinic at University of Utah Health was awarded funding from Cambia Health to support innovative whole-person care strategies focused on eliminating disparities.

Dec 19, 2019

Research

People with High Ceramide Levels up to Four Times More Likel...

Scientists at University of Utah Health recently discovered that people with high blood levels of ceramides are at least three or four times as likely to have a stroke or heart attack than those with lower blood levels o...

Dec 18, 2019

Research

NIH Grant Could Lead to Better Understanding of How Air Poll...

A multidisciplinary team of University of Utah Health scientists has received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate how variations in pollutant-sensing genes in the lungs cou...

Dec 17, 2019

Yoshimi Anzai Receives the Marie Slodowska-Curie Award from ...

Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH, has received the Marie Slodowska-Curie Award from the American Association for Women Radiology (AAWR), the highest honor presented to Women in Radiology and Radiation Oncology disciplines.

Dec 16, 2019

Research

Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium: Jan 16-17, 2020

The 8th annual Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium (U-CARS) will host thought leaders and noted speakers from around the globe to discuss ground-breaking research in the field of cardiac recovery.

Dec 15, 2019

Clinical

Kevin Shah, MD is a Cardiologist at University of Utah Healt...

On this episode of the podcast is our conversation with local Salt Lake City cardiovascular doctor, Kevin Shah, MD. Kevin is a cardiovascular doctor at the University of Utah. In this conversation we talk about why he d...

Dec 13, 2019

Research

Genes Hop, Skip, and Jump to Alter the Human Genetic Code in...

Researchers at University of Utah Health who studied family members across three generations have determined that genetic leaps within the human genome typically occur in about 5% of live births.

Dec 13, 2019

Clinical

Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank Celebrates Grand Opening

Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank Celebrates Grand Opening Thanks to Founding Sponsors. Utah’s Two Major Healthcare Systems, University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare, Have Come Together to Help Tiniest, ...

Dec 11, 2019

Research

Can a Personalized Exercise Prescription Improve the Lives O...

Researchers collaborate on an innovative study to find out

Dec 10, 2019

Research

Simple Change Cuts Down on CRISPR Errors

University of Utah Health scientists have discovered a simple fix for design flaw in synthesized CRISPRs that could significantly improve the efficiency of these commonly used genetic tools.