EDUCATION
Dec 04, 2017

New Spring 2018 Course!

Advances in stem cell research has created tremendous opportunities across a broad spectrum of fields. This course will provide students with all the necessary knowledge and techniques to start working with human stem cells. The lectures will introduce the fundamentals of stem cell biology and expose students to ongoing stem cell-related research at the University of Utah. The lab section will be to provide each student with practical hands-on techniques required for reprogramming, culturing, and cryopreserving iPSCs. Each student will also learn how to differentiate iPSCs into either neurons or beating cardiomyocytes.... Read More

Vitae 2017: People and Stories That Drive Our Research
RESEARCH
Nov 30, 2017

Vitae 2017: People and Stories That Drive Our Research

Join us at Vitae, an annual event that recognizes research excellence across University of Utah Health. This year’s symposium will spotlight six star faculty as they engage the audience with short stories of their science, and how they got to where they are today. ... Read More

RESEARCH
Oct 20, 2017

Research on a Napkin and Stat Chat

Investigators from across health sciences are invited to drop-in for an unstructured meeting where potential investigators, clinical or research faculty, fellows or staff can bring their specific research and/or statistical questions to discuss with Data Coordinating Center (DCC) staff.... Read More

What Makes Us TIC?
RESEARCH
Oct 18, 2017

What Makes Us TIC?

The Utah Trial Innovation Center, or Utah TIC, addresses critical roadblocks in clinical trials and accelerates the translation of novel interventions into life-saving therapies while implementing innovation every step of the way.... Read More

Ask CCTS Open House
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Aug 30, 2017

Ask CCTS Open House

Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is ready to answer your questions and provide resources to enhance your research! • Clinical Trials Support • Informatics • Population Health Research • Precision Medicine • Collaboration & Engagement • Workforce Development • HealthInsight • Utah Department of Health • Intermountain Healthcare ... Read More

Hypertension Symposium: Wednesday, Sept. 20th
RESEARCH
Aug 23, 2017

Hypertension Symposium: Wednesday, Sept. 20th

Don't miss on the upcoming Hypertension Symposium taking place at the University of Utah on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The event features Keynote speaker Dr. Susanne Oparil from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, and additional visiting and local hypertension experts.... Read More

CCTS Patient Engagement Studios Provides Critical Input for Back Pain Research
RESEARCH
Apr 03, 2017

CCTS Patient Engagement Studios Provides Critical Input for Back Pain Research

Julie Fritz, PhD, a professor of physical therapy and athletic training at University of Utah Health, wanted to understand how patients manage pain, specifically back pain. She listened to the stories of about a dozen patients who deal with chronic back pain. Fritz believes that there is a threshold where patients transition from self-care to seeking help from a doctor. Honing in on this threshold requires a better understanding of what patients deal with a on a day-to-day basis. ... Read More

How a Start-Up Found a Dozen Treatments for Rare Diseases Using Robots
RESEARCH
Mar 23, 2017

How a Start-Up Found a Dozen Treatments for Rare Diseases Using Robots

Recursion Pharmaceuticals, a Salt Lake City-based start-up, is tapping into advances in machine learning, computer vision and robotic automation to allow software to analyze hundreds of thousands of extremely detailed microscopic images of cells every week in search of treatments for hundreds of rare diseases simultaneously. ... Read More

Gene Linked to Higher Risk for Premature Menopause
RESEARCH
Mar 21, 2017

Gene Linked to Higher Risk for Premature Menopause

Primary ovarian insufficiency is the one form of infertility that lacks any treatment options. Corrine Welt, MD, professor of internal medicine at University of Utah Health, believes an answer may lie in the scores of genetic data housed in the Utah Population Database (UPDB). ... Read More

Translating Science into Action: Finding the Right Antibiotic for a Deadly Infection
RESEARCH
Feb 23, 2017

Translating Science into Action: Finding the Right Antibiotic for a Deadly Infection

During the past few decades, new, hypervirulent pathogens have emerged, capturing the attention of the public, as well as Vanessa Stevens, Ph.D., a research assistant professor in the department of internal medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences and an investigator at the IDEAS 2.0 Center at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Salt Lake City Health Care System. ... Read More

Translating Science into Action: New Treatments for Scleroderma
RESEARCH
Jan 23, 2017

Translating Science into Action: New Treatments for Scleroderma

“You can’t do it all by yourself,” said Tracy Frech, M.D., M.S., assistant professor in internal medicine. As part of her early career training in clinical research, Frech began treating patients with scleroderma, an autoimmune disease that involves the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues. ... Read More

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