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.

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Common Yeast May Worsen IBD Symptoms in Crohn’s Disease
research
Mar 08, 2017

Common Yeast May Worsen IBD Symptoms in Crohn’s Disease

ibd, crohns disease, yeast

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 More

Pathology
ARUP Laboratories Announces New Chief Medical Officer, Julio Delgado, M.D.
education
Dec 16, 2016

ARUP Laboratories Announces New Chief Medical Officer, Julio Delgado, M.D.

arup, clinical pathology

ARUP Laboratories, a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and development, announced the appointment of Julio Delgado, MD, MS, as chief medical officer (CMO), director of laboratories, and co-chief of the Clinical Pathology Division effective January 1, 2017. Delgado’s appointment fills a vacancy left by the departure of Jerry Hussong, MD, DDS. ... Read More

Pathology

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Peter Jensen

Peter E. Jensen, MD
ARUP Presidential Professor and Chair

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