Unique brain cells linked to OCD and anxiety

In a new study, U scientists discovered a new lineage of specialized brain cells, called Hoxb8-lineage microglia, and established a link between the lineage and OCD and anxiety in mice.

HATE IN AMERICA

Assistant professor Richard Medina and doctoral student Emily Nicolosi are studying the patterns of hate groups. @theU sat down with Medina and Nicolosi to talk about their research and the current climate of hate.

AT YOUR SERVICE

The University Counseling Center offers free and low-cost counseling and support services to students, faculty and staff.

FUELING HATE

U study finds drivers of hate in the U.S. have distinct regional differences.

Creating a brighter future

University of Utah students, staff and faculty participate in series of focus groups aimed toward deepening the Uā€™s institutional commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

WHY VULTURES MATTER

University of Utah researchers highlight ecosystem and human impacts of vulture declines.

PAUSE FOR PAWS

Take a break (and a deep breath) with therapy dogs.

When bright minds turn dark

With mental health concerns among college students on the rise, the U provides a lifeline.