Some donated to a sick loved one; others to a total stranger. Most gave up a kidney; a few, a part of their liver. But what they had in common at the University of Utah’s Living Donor Celebration on June 3 was that each sacrificed an awful lot so another person could get a second chance.... Read MoreSurgery
The College of Health is among the largest colleges and schools at the University with 2500 undergraduates and 600 graduate students. Degree options include 18 BA/BS degree emphases, 16 master’s degree programs, 3 clinical doctorates, and 5 PhD programs. This combination of graduate degrees, professional programs, and undergraduate majors uniquely positions the College to contribute to the clinical and research missions of Health Sciences and high impact educational practices on the main campus.
A new approach to heart failure? Backed by AHA, University of Utah researchers eye future innovations
Medical researchers seeking to find answers for our nation’s growing heart failure epidemic have long focused on why patients’ heart conditions get worse. But might shifting to studying why they get better be the key to discovering a new crop of game-changing treatment approaches?... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Older Americans with some hearing loss shouldn’t feel alone if they have trouble understanding British TV sagas like “Downton Abbey.” A small study from the University of Utah suggests hearing-impaired senior citizens have more trouble than young people comprehending British accents when there is background noise.... Read More
A company that got its start as a University of Utah student-led project has won a Utah Innovation Award in the Life Science – Medical Device category. Light Line Catheter by Veritas Medical LLC, a former Center for Medical Innovation & Bench-to-Bedside team, accepted the honor at the annual awards banquet on May 11. ... Read More
New University of Utah Employee Health Clinic Opens on Campus... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Hepatitis C is a disease of the liver. It kills thousands of people each year. It doesn't have to. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine