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Newly Awarded III Seed Grant Projects Explore the Role of Immune System in Disease

January 19, 2018

The Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease Initiative at the University of Utah has awarded seed grants to eight projects that support the initiative's aim of exploring the fundamental function of the immune system as it relates to infectious and autoimmune diseases, like diabetes and heart disease.... Read more

Within Six Families, a Path to Personalized Treatment for an Immune Disorder

March 16, 2016

By age 56, Roma Jean Ockler had endured 17 years of recurring infections and a life-threatening intestinal illness before finally receiving the right treatment for her condition. Her family’s genetic information was combined with that of five other families from across the world to classify a new immune disorder. The finding makes possible diagnosis at a young age so that doctors can intervene early and give the right treatment from the start.... Read more

Ask the Expert: Seasonal Allergies

April 17, 2014

Learn the top three seasonal allergy triggers, the symptoms, and how allergies differs from a cold. Dr. Firszt explains how can sufferers can get relief. ... Read more