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The Gift of Sight - Rand Paul Joins University of Utah Moran Eye Center Surgeons in Guatemala Outreach


Several times a year, eye surgeons from the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center set up medical eye camps in some of the most neglected corners of the world, including South Sudan, Micronesia, Haiti, Bolivia and Myanmar. The medical teams, however,...
21-Aug-2014 6:00 PM EDT

Blueprint for Next Generation of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Treatment


Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah have identified and characterized mutated forms of the gene that encodes BCR-ABL, the unregulated enzyme driving the blood cancer chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
20-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

8,000-Year-Old Mutation Key to Human Life at High Altitudes


In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air of the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet. A study led by University of Utah scientists is the first to find a genetic cause for the...
13-Aug-2014 11:55 PM EDT

Sen. Rand Paul to Join University of Utah's Moran Eye Center on Medical Mission to Guatemala

Senator and ophthalmologist Rand Paul (R-Ky) will join a medical team from the University of Utah’s John A. Moran Eye Center at a weeklong surgical camp in Guatemala beginning Aug. 14. The team plans to perform 200 sight-restoring cataract...
12-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Researchers Produce Record-Length Mirror-Image Protein

Study shows that a cellular 'chaperone' can also fold mirror-image proteins.
27-Jul-2014 7:00 PM EDT

Drug May Aid Multiple Myeloma Patients Who Suffer from Low Platelet Counts

A University of Utah School of Medicine-led study has identified a previously unknown but crucial component in the process to make platelets, a discovery that could help spare multiple myeloma patients from a dangerous side effect of the primary...
27-Jul-2014 6:00 PM EDT

University of Utah Researcher Robert Marc Receives Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research


The award recognizes lifetime achievement by a vision scientist who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of vitreoretinal diseases or disorders
22-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Huntsman Cancer Institute to Set Up NIH National Clinical Trials Network Site

$3.6 million over five years will let the Institute establish a Network Lead Academic Participating Site.
17-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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