The Utah Health and Economic Recovery (HERO) Project has concluded phase one of a large-scale undertaking to test 10,000 Utahns from across four counties.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
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An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity, and death from COVID-19. ... Read MorePediatrics,Internal Medicine
Changes in blood platelets triggered by COVID-19 could contribute to the onset of heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications in some patients who have the disease, according to University of Utah Health scientists. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Differences in the rate that genetic mutations accumulate in healthy young adults could help predict remaining lifespan in both sexes and the remaining years of fertility in women, according to University of Utah Health scientists. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
In recognition of research and leadership, Moriel Zelikowsky, PhD, assistant professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, received the 2020 Klingenstein-Simons fellowship award for illustrious and highly promising in neuroscience research. ... Read MoreNeurobiology and Anatomy
The Division of Public Health at the University of Utah announced a partnership today with the Utah Department of Health to train and field more than 100 contact tracers in the ongoing pandemic response efforts. These workers will join the state’s effort to conduct contact tracing for those who test positive for COVID-19, giving the state a greater ability to test those who may have been exposed to the virus. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine