Research

Leah Owen wins grant to prevent blindness in premature babies

The National Eye Institute has granted the John A. Moran Eye Center surgeon-scientist a prestigious career development award to support her innovative research into a blinding eye disease affecting premature infants.


How’s the transit weather?

Could a forecast of snow change how you get to campus?


Delving into the mysteries of brain connections

NSF has awarded School of Biological Sciences Distinguished Professor Erik Jorgensen and John A. Moran Eye Center scientist Bryan Jones funding as part of NSF’s Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) program.


Our energy hunger is tethered to our economic past

Civilization may need to “forget the flame” to reduce CO2 emissions.


People who live together may not get COVID-19 together

A new U study shows that once one person becomes infected with COVID-19, there’s a 12% likelihood that someone they are living with will become infected too.


U science fair finalists win 2 of 20 spots in international program

The high school students’ winning projects—new treatments for lung cancer and a new model that can predict Dengue Fever outbreaks—will attend the prestigious WebValley online summer school.


Research community updates on COVID-19

With the return of more students and personnel to campus, it will be essential to continue to stay diligent and follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines to keep our campus safe and healthy for the remainder of the pandemic.


First daily surveillance of emerging COVID-19 hotspots

As COVID-19 outbreaks sweep across communities, local officials are forced into a whack-a-mole approach to battling the virus. Geographers hope a new method will provide timely data to inform public policy.


U surpasses $600M in research funding

COVID-19 research awards contributes to another record-breaking funding year.


headshot of Kristen Ries, honorary degree recipient

Timeline of HIV/AIDS research and treatment in Utah

On the 30th anniversary of a landmark AIDS research bill, four U researchers reflect on the history of HIV/AIDS research and treatment in Utah.