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  • 8,000-Year-Old Mutation Key to Human Life at High Altitudes

    In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet. A University of Utah led study is the first to identify a genetic variation that contributes to the adaptation, and to reveal how it works. The research appears online in the journal Nature Genetics on Aug. 17, 2014.

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  • Discovery of Protein's Role in Making Platelets May Aid Multiple Myeloma Patients

    Medication reverses side effects of cancer drug bortezomib

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  • Huntsman Cancer Institute Receives Funding to Establish a National Clinical Trials Network Site

    A team of physician-researchers from Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah will receive nearly $3.6 million over the next five years in a cooperative agreement with the National Institutes of Health to establish a Network Lead Academic Participating Site

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