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University of Utah Biochemist Awarded Prestigious Herbert Sober Lectureship


The prestigious honor is awarded by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to a scientist who has shown outstanding biochemical and molecular biological research, with particular emphasis on development of methods and...
4/24/2014 1:35 PM EDT

University of Utah Health Care Online Physician Reviews Continue to Lead Transparency Efforts in Academic Medicine

University of Utah Health Care watched web traffic to its online physician profiles skyrocket after implementing online physician reviews, analytics show
4/22/2014 6:00 PM EDT

Software Identifies Gene Mutations in 3 Undiagnosed Children

A computational tool developed at the University of Utah (U of U) has successfully identified diseases with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases
4/22/2014 11:00 AM EDT

University of Utah Ophthalmologist to Receive Top Honor for Vision Research


Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., will be awarded Proctor Medal for work studying retinal diseases.
4/17/2014 6:00 PM EDT

Student Inventors Win More than $71,000 at Bench-to-Bedside Competition

Twelve student teams garnered top honors from a field of more than 40 for inventing medical devices that may soon change the marketplace and improve modern medicine.
4/11/2014 5:40 PM EDT

University of Utah Center for Medical Innovation’s Bench-to-Bedside Competition Highlights Student Entrepreneurship


The Bench-to-Bedside program is designed to introduce medical students, engineering students and business students to the world of medical device innovation. Student teams form into multidisciplinary “start-up” companies and are given the task...
4/3/2014 12:00 AM EDT

A Brain Region for Resisting Alcohol’s Allure


University of Utah neuroscientists report that when a region of the brain called the lateral habenula is chronically inactivated in rats, they repeatedly drink to excess and are less able to learn from the experience. The study, published online in...
4/2/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Colonoscopies Miss 6% of Colorectal Cancers

About 6 percent of colorectal cancers are diagnosed within three to five years after the patient receive a clean colonoscopy report, according to researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah.
3/19/2014 3:00 PM EDT

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