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May 30, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Powerful New Tool Combs Family Genomes to Find Shared Genetic Variants That Cause Disease

Scientists at the University of Utah (U of U), the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and colleagues have developed a...

Apr 23, 2014, 08:00 ET
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University of Utah Health Care's Online Physician Reviews Continue to Lead Transparency Efforts in Academic Medicine

 As other health care systems around the country prepare to follow in the footsteps of University of Utah Health Care —the first hospital...

Apr 22, 2014, 08:00 ET
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University of Utah's New Phevor Software Identifies Disease-Causing Gene Mutations in Three Undiagnosed Children

A new computational tool developed at the University of Utah has successfully identified diseases with unknown gene mutations in three separate...

Mar 24, 2014, 17:09 ET
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From DNA To Diagnosis: USTAR Center For Genetic Discovery To Integrate Genome Data Into Patient Care

The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery is partnering with California based Omicia, Inc, to make analyzing a patient's genome as routine as...

Feb 05, 2014, 14:40 ET
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Study Shows 3-D Heart Imaging Can Improve Atrial Fibrillation Treatment

A University of Utah-led study for treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) provides strong clinical evidence for the use of 3-D MRI...

Mar 19, 2001, 00:00 ET

University of Utah Researchers Lead in Developments For New Psoriasis Treatment Therapies

SALT LAKE CITY, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine's Department of Dermatology recently announced...

Aug 31, 1998, 01:00 ET

Researchers Identify Optimal Length of Prozac Treatment to Minimize Relapse in Major Depression

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Depressed patients treated with Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride) for 38 weeks showed significantly...