U names new VP of Research

Andrew Weyrich, most recently associate dean for research at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been named the next vice president for research. He succeeds neurobiologist Tom Parks, who retired June 30, 2016, after eight years as vice president. click here for the full article.

News release on “Pioneering Insights…”

News Release on “Pioneering Insights into platelets earn Dameshek Prize” August 23, 2013 – Citing his groundbreaking contributions to understanding the evolving role of platelets, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) has awarded University of Utah professor of medicine Andrew S. Weyrich, Ph.D., the 2013 Dameshek Prize. Please click here to view news release

Training Powerpoint slides

Training Powerpoint slides by Diana Lim August 16, 2013 – A training seminar on responsible image data processing presented by Diana Lim is now available. Topics include ethical use of Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for blots and microscopy images, and suggestions for accountable data archiving. These slides should be viewed by everyone. Please click here.

Dr. Stavros Drakos awarded

Dr. Stavros Drakos awarded prestigious Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award July 19, 2013 – For the second consecutive year, a University of Utah School of Medicine faculty member has been awarded a three-year $486,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Stavros Drakos, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded the organization’s Clinical Scientist Development Award for…

News Release from KSL

News Release on KSL “U. cardiologist discovers new possibility for treating arthritis, inflammation” November 15, 2012 – University of Utah cardiologist Dr. Dean Li has discovered that it may be possible to treat these diseases in a completely new way which would ease the pain of those who suffer from inflammatory disorders, but would protect…

News Release on Game Changer

News Release on “Game Changer for Arthritis and Anti-Fibrosis Drugs” November 13, 2012 – Discovery shows medications can treat inflammation and fibrosis without increasing risk for infection; opens door to commercializing technology at the U of U. Click here to go to the article. In a Letter published in Nature November 11th, members of the…