Health Sciences

‘One in a Million’

February 11, 2019

A new documentary tells the story of Tyler, who lost his ability to walk, see and hear by the time he was 10. The cause remained a mystery until U of U Health scientists searched his DNA for clues.



Suicide risk in autism

February 4, 2019

Researchers conducted the first population-based study of the risk of suicide in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.



Sundance Sponsor

January 22, 2019

Ten ways the U is teaming up with the Sundance Film Festival.



THE SCIENCE OF ADDICTION

November 26, 2018

The U’s Genetic Science Learning Center received $150,000 from the Utah Legislature in early 2018 to teach middle and high school students about the science of opioid addiction and the physiological and psychological aspects of pain, among other topics.



DECISIONS, DECISIONS

July 9, 2018

Tools to encourage doctors and patients to make medical decisions together receive $5 million in funding.