Research

Gerald Stringfellow, an older man with white hair, and white goatee and wire-rimmed glasses, sits at his desk, holding a model of some kind of molecule — sticks attached to yellow and white balls arranged to form a three-dimensional grid thing.

Gerald Stringfellow’s bright idea

The legacy of the U’s mastermind behind LED-based technology was honored in a video from the National Academy of Inventors.


Pioneering method reveals dynamic structure in HIV

The new technique can track molecules in real time, at room temperature, with impressive resolution.


U of U Health names two new Benning Chairs

Hilary Coon and Michael Deininger were recognized for furthering medical knowledge to help people worldwide.


U pathologist awarded $1M to expand research on microbiota

June Round received the grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.


Recovered, but uncertain

Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah.


Allechar Serrano López receives U teaching assistant award for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Allechar Serrano López, a fifth-year math graduate student, has received the university’s highly competitive Teaching Assistant Award.


An illustration that imagines what the dinosaur-like creature looked like while leaving the footprint millions of years ago. It's feet look like giant chicken feet - three toed with claws. Ferns are scattered in the background..

Insights into climate change during origin of dinosaurs

An international team reveals discoveries about an unusual time called the ‘Carnian Pluvial Episode.’


graphic shows person exhausted by hearing about coronavirus constantly

U introduces two new courses focused on COVID-19

Courses explore communication challenges and mathematical modeling of the pandemic.


COVID-19 causes ‘hyperactivity’ in blood-clotting cells

Researchers found that inflammatory proteins produced by the virus significantly alter the function of platelets.


Outside of the University of Utah hospital at dusk, bathed in orange light.

Responding to patients’ social needs

U scientists developed and tested a new tool that assesses the social needs of ER patients and, if necessary, refers them to up to 46 community resources available through United Way 211.