SALT LAKE CITY - People with an inherited syndrome called familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) have a 100% lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer if they do not seek appropriate medical care. Recent findings published by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah identified a promising prevention treatment for patients with FAP.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition has a long-established history as a center of excellence in the research, clinical care and education of digestive and liver diseases in the Mountain West. Our mission as an educational center for gastroenterology is inspired through the collaborative efforts of our faculty working towards new discoveries that will continue to provide better outcomes for our patients.
Editorial by Douglas Adler, MD in The Lancet - Surgery versus endoscopy for patients with infected pancreatic necrosis
An editorial by Dr. Douglas Adler published in The Lancet outlines how acute pancreatitis remains a commonly encountered clinical entity. The most florid form of the disease is seen when pancreatic necrosis develops and when this necrotic pancreatic tissue becomes infected. Bacterial or fungal infections in this space can result in severe morbidity and in mortality.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Laura Pace, MD, PhD receives a BIRCWH Award. The University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of 10 academic obstetrics and gynecology departments nationwide that is funded by the National Institutes of Health as a Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Career Development Center. ... Read MoreInternal Medicine