University of Utah Health

Study tracks spread of young-onset heart arrhythmia across continents

Understanding geographic distribution, ancestry of disease could help identify people who are at risk.

Children, adults equally vulnerable to coronavirus infection

The study shows a relatively high rate of household transmission when at least one member is infected.

25 years of lung transplants

Over the past 25 years the program has provided care to patients from Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona.

Molecule could reduce surgical complications

The molecule helps organs protect themselves from damage during decreases in blood flow.

Early-stage drug candidate diminishes deficits in Parkinson’s Disease

Chemical compound reduces alpha-synuclein, cell stress.

On the origins of COVID-19

The pandemic likely began when an infected animal passed the SARS-CoV-2 virus to a human at a live animal market in Wuhan, China.

New policy requires U employees to use approved email systems

Transparency is important when it comes to communications.

Kids, masks and mental health

Addressing the misinformation about the mental and physical barriers that wearing a mask in school may bring.

A new chapter in a living legacy

Historic gift establishes Utah’s first endowed chair in physician assistant studies.

Better health through better eating

The U’s Center for Community Nutrition aims to advance public health through community outreach.