Do you ever imagine yourself as a superhero? Have you said yes to organ, eye and tissue donation? Ask anyone on the transplant waiting list and they will tell you that registered donors are true superheroes. Join us at the Snowshoe Shuffle and help University of Utah Health in our sponsorship of the 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games, to be hosted in Salt Lake City in August. ... Read More
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Infectious Diseases Division (a sub-specialty of internal medicine) has 12 full-time faculty at the University of Utah Medical Center and 13 affiliated faculty at LDS, IMC, and the VA hospital who are actively involved in clinical, educational, and research endeavors in infectious diseases. 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
Cheryl Pirozzi, MD (Pulmonary) is the lead author of a study that finds air pollution trapped along the Wasatch Front by winter inversions are estimated to send more than 200 people to the emergency room with pneumonia each year. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
A research team led by scientists at University of Utah Health have developed an online interactive app to help motivate patients to be more physically activity to manage their disease. ... Read MoreBiomedical Informatics
Air pollution trapped along the Wasatch Front by winter inversions are estimated to send more than 200 people to the emergency room with pneumonia each year, according to a study by University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare. Bad air quality especially erodes the health of adults over age 65, a population particularly vulnerable to the effects of pneumonia. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Quiet Heroes tells the story of Kristen Ries, MD (Infectious Diseases) who was Utah's first physician to treat patients with HIV/AIDS.... Read MoreInternal Medicine