RESEARCH
Dec 04, 2015

Can We Afford Precision Medicine?

Precision medicine may make health care better, but don’t expect it to make it more affordable. Will Dere, M.D., co-director of CCTS and director of the program in personalized health was on a panel discussing the topic.... Read More

RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Nov 19, 2015

PPH & CCTS Pilot Award Symposium

Please join us on Wednesday, December 2nd from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. In the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics Auditorium to a showcase of current interdisciplinary and translational research. Hear speakers from this year’s pilot awards, given to projects from 12 departments at the University of Utah School of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and College of Nursing, and include collaborations with ARUP Laboratories and Intermountain Healthcare.... Read More

Viruses Thrive In Big Families, In Sickness and In Health
RESEARCH
Aug 04, 2015

Viruses Thrive In Big Families, In Sickness and In Health

The BIG LoVE (Utah Better Identification of Germs-Longitudinal Viral Epidemiology) study, led by scientists at the University of Utah School of Medicine and CCTS, finds that each bundle of joy puts the entire household at increased risk for infection with viruses that cause colds, flu, and other respiratory illnesses. ... Read More

Health Care Providers A Major Contributor to Problem of Antibiotic Overuse
RESEARCH
Jul 20, 2015

Health Care Providers A Major Contributor to Problem of Antibiotic Overuse

10 percent of health care providers write an antibiotic prescription for nearly every patient (95 percent or more) who walks in with a cold, bronchitis or other acute respiratory infection (ARI), according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-supported study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and led by the Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, the University of Utah School of Medicine, and CCTS.... Read More

Eight Grants Awarded to Interdisciplinary Research Projects - U of U School of Medicine
RESEARCH
Jul 16, 2015

Eight Grants Awarded to Interdisciplinary Research Projects

The University of Utah’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and Program in Personalized Health (PPH) has awarded grants to eight interdisciplinary projects to advance research and practices leading toward customizing healthcare to the individual patient. Learn more about the awardees.... Read More

http://healthcare.utah.edu/patient-stories/stories/oliver.php#.Vp8ka_HFSwZ
RESEARCH
Jun 15, 2015

Real Patients, Real Stories - PKU Kids

Many parents can relate to the struggle to make sure their children eat a proper diet. But it is an all-consuming affair for Amy and Brian Oliver, who have two kids with a rare genetic condition called Phenylketonuria (PKU).... Read More

RESEARCH
May 12, 2015

A Call to Modernize Family Health Histories

In an opinion piece in JAMA, Joshua Schiffman, M.D., a pediatric oncologist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Willard Dere, M.D., director of the U.’s Program In Personalized Health concludes that new, web-based tools are needed to boost family history collection rates. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
May 01, 2015

New CCTS Directors: Carrie Byington, MD, Will Dere, MD

It is with sadness that we announce that Dr. Don McClain will be leaving his position as co-director of our Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) to direct a new Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.... Read More

Walking an Extra Two Minutes Each Hour May Offset Hazards of Sitting Too Long
RESEARCH
Apr 30, 2015

Walking an Extra Two Minutes Each Hour May Offset Hazards of Sitting Too Long

A new study suggests that engaging in low intensity activities such as standing may not be enough to offset the health hazards of sitting for long periods of time. On the bright side, adding two minutes of walking each hour to your routine just might do the trick. These findings were published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).... Read More

RECOGNITION
Mar 13, 2015

Welcome Two New Bionutritionists

The Clinical Services Core is excited to welcome two new Bionutritionists: Stacie Wing-Gaia, PhD, RD, CSSD and Rebecca Hurst, MS, RD, CSP, CD. Read their story.... Read More

RESEARCH
Feb 06, 2015

NEW! CCTS Grant Peer Review Program

The Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is pleased to announce a new service to provide pre-submission peer review for grant proposals. Learn more.... Read More

RESEARCH
Jan 30, 2015

Is the Precision Medicine Initiative a Good Investment?

Is the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative going revolutionize health care? Is it a good investment? What is it, exactly? Dr. Will Dere, director for the Program for Personalized Health at the University of Utah, gives his perspective... Read More

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