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Reversing a Genetic Mutation to Restore Smiles

August 09, 2017

Rena D’Souza, D.D.S., Ph.D., Professor of Dentistry at the University of Utah Health received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build on her past research to characterize the genetics that prevent tooth formation and develop therapies to reverse this process. ... Read more

College of Nursing ranks 2nd for NIH funding

January 26, 2016

That research mission of the college, one of the first nursing research institutions in the West, has earned a No. 2 ranking for 2015 funding* from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). ... Read more

Nation's Research Funding Squeeze Imperils Patient Care, Say Top Medical School Deans

May 27, 2015

Constraints in federal funding, compounded by declining clinical revenue, jeopardize more than the nation's research enterprise. These twin pressures have created a "hostile working environment" that erodes time to conduct research, "discourages innovative high-risk science" and threatens to drive established and early-career scientists out of the field. And this, in turn, undermines patient care, proclaimed deans of leading academic medical centers from across the U.S. The group commentary was published in Science Translational Medicine.... Read more