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May 07, 2021

Research

The Benefit of Resuming Use of the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC and the FDA recommended restarting use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on April 23, 2021, after a temporary pause. After carefully reviewing the data, the CDC and FDA determined that the benefits of getting the ...

May 06, 2021

Research, Education, Clinical

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Revisited in Nature Reviews...

An international collaboration of scientists publishing in Nature Reviews Disease Primers this week advocate for a new way of thinking about and finding treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—the develop...

May 05, 2021

Clinical

Suspected VITT Blood Clotting Case After Johnson & Johnson C...

University of Utah Health announces a suspected case of vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT), also called thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), after a patient received the Johnson & Johnson COVID...

May 04, 2021

Education, Clinical

Randall J Olson, MD, Honored as University of Utah Distingui...

The University of Utah has honored John A. Moran Eye Center CEO and Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Professor and Chair Randall J Olson, MD, with the rank of Distinguished Professor.

May 03, 2021

Research

Housing Subsidies Reduce Health Care Costs for Vulnerable Ve...

Ensuring that veterans have stable housing slashes the cost of providing them with publicly funded health care,.

May 03, 2021

Research

University of Utah, ARUP AND TECHCYTE Develop NanoSpot.AI, A...

The University of Utah (the U), ARUP Laboratories, and Techcyte Inc. forma partnership to develop an easy-to-administer SARS-CoV-2 antibody test that produces results within minutes.

Apr 29, 2021

Research

Joint 3i/U2M2 Project Grants Open Pathways for Infectious Di...

The University of Utah Health Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease Initiative (3i), in conjunction with the University of Utah Molecular Medicine program (U2M2), has awarded program planning grants to four col...

Apr 29, 2021

Research

Three School of Medicine Faculty Awarded the Honor of Bennin...

Three outstanding faculty researchers named to H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed chairs in the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Apr 27, 2021

Education, Clinical

Moran Eye Center Faculty Present at ARVO 2021

Scientists from the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah will present their latest work at the upcoming annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the world’s large...

Apr 27, 2021

Clinical

Catch the signs of a stroke FAST! Here are the 4 symptoms to...

A stroke can come on quickly, and if you don’t act fast, it could be fatal. That’s why it is important to know the signs and symptoms to watch out for, especially if you or someone you love is at a higher risk.

Apr 26, 2021

Research

Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Increases Stroke Risk Later in...

Women who have preeclampsia during pregnancy are at least three times more likely to have strokes later in life than women who do not have a history of this condition, according to University of Utah Health scientists.

Apr 23, 2021

Clinical, Education

Moran Alumni Profile: A Conversation with Jane Durcan, MD

One of Moran’s earliest residents, Jane Durcan, MD, eventually returned as a faculty member specializing in glaucoma—a position she calls a “dream job.” She later moved into private practice in Spokane, Washingto...

Apr 21, 2021

Research

2021 Bench to Bedside Grand Prize Winners Create Smaller Ast...

University of Utah team wins $25,000 grand prize in 2021 Bench to Bedside competition

Apr 19, 2021

New Appointments at University of Utah School of Medicine

As part of a comprehensive campaign to transform medical education, three top leadership appointments, effective immediately, have been announced by Michael L. Good, MD, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences. These a...

Apr 14, 2021

Research

COVID-19 in Combination with Hemorrhagic Stroke Doubles Deat...

COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes.

Apr 14, 2021

Research

Protein Linked to ALS/Ataxia Could Play Key Role in Other Ne...

A new study suggests that some neurological disorders share a common underlying thread.

Apr 14, 2021

Clinical

Real Salt Lake Announces Historic Partnership with Universit...

In a historic announcement, Real Salt Lake has agreed to a seven-year partnership with the University of Utah Health to become the exclusive and official healthcare partner for Real Salt Lake, Real Monarchs and the RSL Y...

Apr 13, 2021

Research

U of U Health Statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Va...

Based on recommendation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U of U Health is pausing distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Apr 12, 2021

Research

Sperm Stem Cell Insights Bring Researchers Closer to Inferti...

A new study led by researchers at University of Utah Health tracing the development of human sperm stem cells to mature sperm cells has yielded the most comprehensive view of this process to date.

Apr 08, 2021

Research

Eccles Library at The University of Utah Awarded Another $10...

The award solidifies EHSL’s national distinction as a Regional Medical Library (RML), one of only seven in the nation. It also names EHSL as the continuing—and only—home of the Network of the National Library of Me...

Apr 08, 2021

EducationClinical

Intermountain Healthcare Partners With the University of Uta...

Intermountain Healthcare is working on a transformative model for the future of healthcare called population health that focuses on keeping people in communities healthy and preemptively addressing cause of illnesses, ra...

In-Depth Features

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.

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.

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 #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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

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 #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.

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. 

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.