University of Utah has received a $15 million-dollar gift from Intermountain Healthcare to fund a new planned medical education building, replacing the venerable 52-year-old U School of Medicine building. ... Read More
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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Scientists at University of Utah Health believe they identified a mechanism that activates T cells, a key component of the immune system, which could explain the elusive link between a tick bite and persistent Lyme arthritis. ... Read More
A new study revealed patients receiving radiofrequency catheter ablation compared to traditional drug therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF), a contributing factor to heart failure, had significantly lower hospitalization and mortality rates. The findings are published in the February 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. ... Read More
Investigators at University of Utah Health and a consortium of international scientists have sequenced the three billion bases of DNA in the human genome using an inexpensive, portable device. Reaching the milestone puts genome sequencing at scientists' fingertips, opening the technology to a myriad of possible uses. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
The Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease Initiative at the University of Utah has awarded seed grants to eight projects that support the initiative's aim of exploring the fundamental function of the immune system as it relates to infectious and autoimmune diseases, like diabetes and heart disease.... Read More
A protein involved in cognition and storing long-term memories looks and acts like a protein from viruses. The protein, called Arc, has properties similar to those that viruses use for infecting host cells, and originated from a chance evolutionary event that occurred hundreds of millions of years ago.... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy