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HCI Scientist Receives $1M Award to Fund Cancer Research


Jody Rosenblatt, Ph.D., a cell biologist at Huntsman Cancer Institute and an associate professor of oncological sciences at the University of Utah has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholar, HHMI announced today....
21-Sep-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Huntsman Cancer Institute Center for HOPE Focuses on Underserved Populations

The Huntsman Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (HOPE) will focus on discovering new ways to prevent and treat cancer among underserved populations.
14-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Moving the Needle on Health Care Quality and Costs


Bucking national trends, a new study reports on a program that is making a difference in healthcare quality and cost. Developed by University of Utah Health Care (UUHC), the so-called value driven outcomes (VDO) program breaks down health procedure...
12-Sep-2016 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Factor Isolated from Babies’ Cord Blood Could Treat Harmful Inflammation, Sepsis


A factor found in umbilical cord blood could become the basis for developing new drugs to fight harmful inflammation, University of Utah School of Medicine researchers report. When given to mice, the newly discovered factor countered signs of...
30-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Simple Saline Spray Could Be As Effective As Drug Therapy for Treating Chronic Nosebleeds


Squirting a simple saline solution into the nose twice a day could alleviate chronic nosebleeds just as effectively as spraying with any one of three different medications, reports a study led by Kevin Whitehead, M.D., F.A.H.A., at the University of...
1-Sep-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Utah Wins $25 Million NIH Grant to Find Ways to Improve Clinical Trials

The University of Utah joins Vanderbilt, Duke universities in effort to make clnical trials more efficient and get translational research into clinical use faster.
29-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NantHealth and University of Utah Establish Heritage 1K Project to Discover Genetic Causes of 25 Rare and Common Diseases

NantHealth, Inc., (Nasdaq: NH), a leading next-generation, evidence-based, personalized healthcare company, today announced that it has partnered with the University of Utah in analyzing the entire genomic profiles of at least 1,000 individuals who...
25-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Size Matters: Advance Could Increase Sensitivity of Liquid Biopsies

A University of Utah School of Medicine-led study reports an advance that could increase the accuracy of liquid biopsies. The minimally invasive blood test monitors cancer progression by detecting pieces of circulating tumor DNA, but results can be...
12-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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