From White Coat to White House: University of Utah Health Doctor Joins Prestigious Fellowship Program
Jeffrey Nadel, M.D., M.S., a neurosurgical resident at University of Utah Health, will serve in Washington, D.C. as one of 15 individuals appointed by President Joe Biden to the 2022-2023 class of White House Fellows.
14-Sep-2022 5:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A fungus that is a common cause of fungal meningitis undergoes a remarkable transformation once it enters the body, allowing it to infect the brain, according to new research by scientists at University of Utah Health. Studies in mice show that as...
9-Sep-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
American Cancer Society Awards Huntsman Cancer Institute $300,000 to Improve Care for Rural Patients
Huntsman Cancer Institute has been awarded $300,000 from the American Cancer Society. This grant will expand Huntsman Cancer Institute’s patient navigation program to rural areas throughout Utah, Montana, and Wyoming. Patient navigators provide...
7-Sep-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A genetic variation identified in a group of families who are prone to diabetes and kidney failure increases the levels of a type of fat, called ceramides. Therapeutics that prevent this change could be beneficial more broadly to anyone at risk for...
16-Aug-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
People of color are experiencing significant delays when they try to obtain a more targeted and effective form of radiation therapy, according to a Huntsman Cancer Institute study published in JCO Oncology Practice. The study examined racial...
15-Aug-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A University of Utah Health-led multi-institutional research center that studies the inner workings and vulnerabilities of HIV, the human immunodeficieny virus that causes AIDS, recently received a five-year, $28 million grant renewal from the...
10-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new Huntsman Cancer Institute study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows frequent aspirin use is linked with lower ovarian cancer risk in people with multiple risk factors. Britton Trabert, PhD, MS, investigator in the Cancer...
26-Jul-2022 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
An international team of 18 researchers have determined that the earliest cases of COVID-19 in humans arose at a wholesale fish market in Wuhan China in December, 2019. They linked these cases to bats, foxes and other live mammals infected with the...
26-Jul-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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University of Utah Health testing male contraception gel that lowers sperm count without nixing sex drive
20-Jan-2022 1:40 PM EST
Wildfires are becoming more common and severe due to climate change and warmer and drier conditions in the West. As wildfire season rages in the United States, people are also at increased risk for COVID-19 infection due to wildfire smoke.
4-Sep-2020 2:35 PM EDT
A panel of University of Utah Health and Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital experts answered questions about what is known about Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) so far.
25-May-2020 8:55 AM EDT
What is known about the childhood inflammatory condition linked to Covid-19, Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)?
21-May-2020 6:25 PM EDT
While it’s too soon to use COVID-19 antibody testing to issue “immunity passports”, antibody tests that are available today are good enough to inform decisions about public health and relaxing social distancing interventions, says an...
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones from University of Utah Health talks...
11-Feb-2020 12:35 PM EST