The Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease (III) Initiative at the University of Utah was established in 2017 on the premise that a better understanding of the three "I"s will fundamentally change the way we think about disease. ... Read MorePathology
Department of Pathology
The Department of Pathology is dedicated to understanding the basis of disease, to teach knowledge to others, and to apply our understanding to improve medical diagnoses and treatment of patients. The research goal in the Department of Pathology is to extend our knowledge of the mechanisms of disease, especially at the molecular level. Such detailed information will hopefully lead to improved diagnoses, treatment, and eventually, prevention.
Kyla Ost, of the Round lab, was awarded a Helen Hay Whitney fellowship. ... Read MorePathology
Ryan O’Connell has received a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) Scholar Award, which is a highly competitive 5-year grant given to mid-career faculty who are making ground breaking discoveries in the field of leukemia and lymphoma research. ... Read MorePathology
Led by Tom Lane, several University of Utah investigators were recently awarded a Multiple Sclerosis Society Collaborative Center Grant that will fund MS research for the next 5 years.... Read MorePathology
Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but many bacteria have evolved resistance. According to the CDC, more than two million people in the United States develop bacterial infections that are resistant to multiple antibiotics every year.... Read MorePathology
During the past decade, the gut has experienced a renaissance as investigations focus on the role of the microbiome on human health. While most studies have focused on bacteria, the dominant microbial inhabitants in the gut, scientists at University of Utah Health Sciences used mouse studies to show the role of yeast in aggravating the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Their work suggests that allopurinol, a generic drug already on the market, could offer some relief. ... Read MorePathology