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Our world-class research is advancing knowledge and transforming clinical practice to improve health.

Advancing Science and Medicine

As a large academic medical center set within the thriving University of Utah campus, U of U Health is uniquely positioned to tackle complex issues in our society. With scientists down the hall from health care providers and across campus from scholars in diverse fields, we bring interdisciplinary groups together. When we combine their broad scientific expertise with the large clinical footprint of our health system, we benefit our community, the nation, and the world.

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Discovery and Innovation at University of Utah Health

From pioneering personalized medicine treatments to developing drugs to combat HIV to innovating precision genome editing tools, scientist at U of U Health are changing how science is done. Pioneering the Future celebrates recent field-changing discoveries and high-impact innovations from our researchers.

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Science that Inspires

Learn how science at U of U Health is changing our world.


Meet the First Patient to Test Moran's Gene Therapy for AMD in Utah

A Moran Eye Center age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patient recently became the first in Utah to test a new gene therapy developed by the Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine.

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A Lifelong Quest

He’s wanted to find a cure for his father’s diabetes since age 14. Now, College of Health researcher Scott Summers, PhD, is on the verge of a groundbreaking new treatment based on a molecule that may be central to the disease.

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