A new study by researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine sheds light on a longstanding question about the role of mitochondria in debilitating and fatal motor neuron diseases and resulted in a new mouse model to study such illnesses. ...
18-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT
A new study shows that when given the choice between a less costly “open” operation or a pricier laparoscopy for their children’s appendicitis, parents were almost twice as likely to choose the less expensive procedure – when they were aware...
10-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT
A protein marker the mice carry that reacts to different calcium levels allows many different cell types to be studied in a new way.
28-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT
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
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
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
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
Study shows that a cellular 'chaperone' can also fold mirror-image proteins.
27-Jul-2014 7:00 PM EDT