Three University of Utah faculty members whose research has resulted in major disease-related discoveries, patents, inventions, and startup companies have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
12/11/2013 3:00 PM EST
University of Utah Doctor Performs Historic First Procedure Using New Technique of Retrograde Gene Therapy on a Human Heart
New technique by Dr. Amit Patel uses a minimally invasive technique where he goes backwards through a patient’s main cardiac vein, or coronary sinus, and inserts a catheter. He then inflates a balloon in order to block blood flow out of the heart...
11/27/2013 1:00 PM EST
For the past 10 years, U.S. clinicians have been performing unnecessary Pap tests for cervical cancer screening in certain groups of women, according to a researcher from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah.
11/22/2013 10:00 AM EST
The recent identification of brown fat stem cells in adult humans may lead to new treatments for heart and endocrine disorders, according to a new University of Utah study published in the journal Stem Cells.
11/21/2013 12:00 PM EST
Isoforms of PDE3A enzyme might make targets for drugs that prevent SDC while still helping the heart pump blood
11/15/2013 4:40 PM EST
David Classen, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of medicine and consultant of infectious diseases at the University of Utah School of Medicine, will be honored in December for a lifetime of achievement related to improving patient safety.
11/13/2013 2:00 PM EST
June L. Round, Ph.D., has been named one of the nation's "most innovative young scientists and engineers" in the 2013 Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering program.
11/6/2013 5:00 PM EST
Previous studies have identified links between women’s prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) and pregnancy weight gain to an increased risk for the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children. But in the new study from University of...
10/25/2013 9:05 AM EDT