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U.S. News and World Report Names University Of Utah Hospital Top In Utah; List Also Includes High National Rankings For Huntsman Cancer Institute And E.N.T. Specialty
Clinical, Research
Aug 08, 2017

U.S. News and World Report Names University Of Utah Hospital Top In Utah; List Also Includes High National Rankings For Huntsman Cancer Institute And E.N.T. Specialty

Huntsman Cancer Institute, ENT, ,

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017-2018 Best Hospital Rankings. For the fourth consecutive year, University of Utah Hospital was ranked No. 1 in Utah and in the Salt Lake City metro area. University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) was also ranked number 38 in the country for cancer care, while the university’s Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialty was ranked 18th nationwide.... Read More

Neurosurgery
Scientists Restore Youthful Plasticity to the Brains of Adult Mice
Research
Aug 07, 2017

Scientists Restore Youthful Plasticity to the Brains of Adult Mice

Like the rest of the body, the brain loses flexibility with age, impacting the ability to learn, remember, and adapt. Now, scientists at University of Utah Health report they can rejuvenate the plasticity of the mouse brain, specifically in the visual cortex. Published today in PNAS, the study shows that manipulating a single gene triggers the shift, revealing it as a target for new treatments to recover the brain’s youthful potential. ... Read More

Neurobiology and Anatomy
Researchers Propose New Approach to Identify Genetic Mutations in Men with Prostate Cancer
Research
Jun 28, 2017

Researchers Propose New Approach to Identify Genetic Mutations in Men with Prostate Cancer

Huntsman Cancer Institute, , cancer, prostate cancer, heredity, genetics

Scientists have had limited success at identifying specific inherited genes associated with prostate cancer. Researchers studied prostate cancer patients with multiple cancer diagnoses, many who would not be recommended for genetic tests following current guidelines, to identify genetic mutations that may influence cancer risk. ... Read More

Human Genetics

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