Health Sciences Report - Winter 2005

Health Sciences Reposrt Winter 2005


  • The Hard Science of Stem Cells
    University of Utah researchers are making major progress, in spite of restricted federal funding for studies using embryonic stem cells.

  • Mastering Gerontology
    Utah's elderly population is rapidly increasing, and that's good news for graduate students in the College of Nursing's gerontology program.

  • The Search for Genetic Clues
    A molecular biologist is studying how humans can live exceptionally long without growing old.

  • University Health Care
    Launched last July, University Health Care is more than just a new name.


Health Sciences Report, University of Utah, Vol. 29, No. 2
Editor:   Susan Sample
Contributing Writers:  John Edwards, Phil Sahm, Chantelle Turner
Photographers:  Sean Graff; Tim Kelly; Steve Leitch and Jerrald Roberts, Medical Graphics & Photography

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