Welcome to the University of Utah School of Medicine

The University of Utah School of Medicine combines excellence in teaching, research, and clinical expertise to train tomorrow's physicians for the rapidly changing world of medicine. With a faculty of more than 1,000 physicians and researchers and 23 clinical and basic-science departments, the School of Medicine trains the majority of Utah physicians, offering an MD degree, physician assistant training, residency, fellowship specialty training, and degrees in public health or research.

The School of Medicine also is widely recognized for interdisciplinary research in the genetics of disease, cancer, biomedical informatics, infectious diseases, and other areas of leading-edge medicine.

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Science Fiction Horror Wriggles into Reality with Discovery of Giant Sulfur-powered Shipworm
Research
Apr 17, 2017

Science Fiction Horror Wriggles into Reality with Discovery of Giant Sulfur-powered Shipworm

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Our world seems to grow smaller by the day as biodiversity rapidly dwindles, but Mother Earth still has a surprise or two up her sleeve. An international team of researchers were the first to investigate a never before studied species—a giant, black, mud dwelling, worm-like animal. The odd animal doesn’t seem to eat much, instead it gets its energy from a form of sulfur. ... Read More

Treatment Reverses Signs of Two Degenerative Brain Diseases, ALS and Ataxia, in Mice
Research
Apr 12, 2017

Treatment Reverses Signs of Two Degenerative Brain Diseases, ALS and Ataxia, in Mice

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Scientists report a significant step toward combatting two degenerative brain diseases that chip away at an individual’s ability to move, and think. A targeted therapy developed by scientists at University of Utah Health slows the progression of a condition in mice that mimics a rare disease called ataxia. In a parallel collaborative study, led by researchers at Stanford University, a nearly identical treatment improves the health of mice that model Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease. ... Read More

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