Almost 10 percent of vets who reported sexual assault while on active duty are homeless at some point within 5 years of discharge.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Division of Genetic Epidemiology
The Division of Genetic Epidemiology (GenEpi) is devoted to studying the role of genetic factors in determining health and disease in families and in populations, and the interplay of such genetic factors with environmental factors.
We are focused on searching for and understanding genes that affect health and disease.
An overview of what genetics entails, the relationship between genetics and cancer, and ways to help reduce your risk of cancer.
A brief history of our division and our involvement with the identification of the p16, BRCA1, and BRCA2
End-stage heart failure patients treated with stem cells harvested from their own bone marrow experienced 37 percent fewer cardiac events - including deaths and hospital admissions related to heart failure - than a placebo-controlled group, reports a new study. Results from ixCELL-DCM, the largest cell therapy trial for treating heart failure to date, will be presented at the 2016 American College of Cardiology Scientific Session and published online in The Lancet on April 4.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine researchers have unexpectedly found that a drug that has been used for the past 50 years to treat heart failure and high blood pressure also inhibits infection by the Epstein Barr virus, which causes mono and is associated with several cancers. The finding has broad implications: with modification, the drug could be used to treat other illness caused by this class of virus including shingles, mono, and herpes. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine