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176 U OF U-DEVELOPED RAPID DIRECT SEQUENCE GENE TEST OFFERS ACCURATE, ECONOMICAL WAY TO DETECT MUSCULAR DYSTROPHYSALT LAKE CITY-University of Utah researchers have developed a test that detects the most common form of muscular dystrophy in at least 95 percent of cases-a far higher success rate than the currently available test-and at a feasible cost.
177 NAME CHANGE: ANATOMY BECOMES DEPARTMENT OF NEUROBIOLOGY AND ANATOMYThe Department of Anatomy in the University of Utah School of Medicine has been renamed the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy.
178 CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS SOLUTIONS TO MEDICAL-LEGAL DILEMMA IN OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGYObstetricians and legal experts will meet to discuss ways to solve the medical-legal crisis facing the obstetrics and gynecology profession at a conference on Saturday, April 4, at The Salt Lake Sheraton in Salt Lake City.
179 BRIGHAM CITY RESIDENT GRADUATES WITH HONORS FROM U OF U MEDICAL SCHOOLSPECIAL TO THE BOX ELDER NEWS JOURNAL-A former Brigham City resident received top honors recently at the University of Utah School of Medicine Commencement.
180 U RESEARCHERS SEEK FAMILIES WITH BRAIN ANEURYSM HISTORYFamilies who have had three or more relatives diagnosed with a brain aneurysm are being sought for a study to identify the gene responsible for causing the problem. The University of Utah School of Medicine study, is funded by a four-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, wit...
181 How a Hormone Regulates IronOct. 28,2004 - A new study from the University of Utah and the University of California, Los Angeles, found how a hormone called hepcidin regulates the iron uptake from the diet and its distribution in the body. The study may lead to future treatments for chronic anemia and for diseases of iron over...
182 RABBI HAROLD S. KUSHNER, AUTHOR, TO DELIVER U OF U COWAN LECTUREHarold S. Kushner, author of the best-selling When Bad Things Happen to Good People, will deliver the annual Max P. Cowan Memorial Lecture on Humanistic Medicine in the auditorium of Primary Children's Medical Center, 320 East 12th Avenue, on April 19, 1990, at 8 a.m. His topic will be "What Patient...
183 U OF U PATHOLOGY CHAIR ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL GROUPJohn M. Matsen, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been elected president of the Association of Pathology Chairmen.
184 NATIONAL SPINA BIFIDA STUDY INVOLVES U OF U ANATOMISTSUniversity of Utah School of Medicine anatomy professors Gary C. Schoenwolf, Ph.D., and Richard J. Mullen, Ph.D., have been awarded a five-year $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study neural tube defects, commonly called spina bifida.
185 FULLMER NAMED ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES AT U OF U HOSPITALRichard A. Fullmer, a 14-year veteran University of Utah Hospital controller, has been named associate administrator for financial services at University Hospital. The appointment, effective immediately, was announced recently by University Hospital Executive Director Christine St. Andre.
186 U PEDIATRICIAN PARTICIPATES IN NAGASAKI SYMPOSIUM ON FALLOUT EFFECTSA University of Utah pediatric specialist and researcher involved in the U's multifaceted study of possible health effects of exposure to radioactive fallout participated recently in the Nagasaki Symposium '95, a 50th year anniversary event of the atomic bomb explosion in Nagasaki, Japan.
187 U MEDICAL SCHOOL TO AWARD 95 M.D. DEGREES AT MAY 23RD COMMENCEMENT EXERCISECommencement exercises for the 48th graduating class of the four-year University of Utah School of Medicine will be held Saturday, May 23, at 2 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall. This year, the school will award 95 Doctor of Medicine degrees, 7 6 degrees in the basic sciences and public health disciplines and ...
188 MEDIA TOUR OF MORAN EYE CENTERFuture study and treatment of eye disease takes on a new look at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center Thursday, June 3, at 3:30 p.m., with the dedication of the John A. Moran Eye Center.
189 FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING OFFERED BY UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERA free prostate cancer screening clinic, including the new prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test, for men 50 years old and older will be held Wednesday, April 29, at the University of Utah Medical Center.
190 UTAH POISON CONTROL CENTER SCHEDULES OPEN HOUSE AT ITS NEW LOCATION IN RESEARCH PARKThe Utah Poison Control Center is scheduling a special open house at its new location, 410 Chipeta Way, Suite 230, in Research Park (south of the University of Utah campus) on Thursday, December 16, from 4--6 p.m.
191 Attention Assignment Editors:What: Interfaith Service for National Day of Prayer Where: University of Utah Hospital Chapel, 2nd floor When: Thursday May 2, 12 noon - 12:20 p.m. (prompt) Audience: University Health Sciences Center patients, visitors and employees
192 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH CARDIOLOGISTS JOIN STANSBURY HEALTH CENTERSalt Lake City-Two University of Utah cardiologists who have cared for patients in Tooele valley are moving their practices to the Stansbury Health Center, which is part of University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics.
193 UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL PLACES TOTAL BAN ON SMOKINGSmoking by anyone, anywhere within University Hospital will be prohibited, effective September 1.
194 NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED SURGEON, EDUCATOR TO ADDRESS 21st CENTURY MEDICINE AT WINTROBE LECTURESalt Lake City-"Medicine in the 21st Century" will be the topic for the first Dr. and Mrs. Maxwell M. Wintrobe Lectureship scheduled for Monday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m.
195 KRISTEN RIES, M.D., U OF U INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERT RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR HUMANISM IN MEDICINEKristen Ries, M.D., professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, was recently nominated, along with 44 other physicians nationwide, for the 1999 Humanism in Medicine Award presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Ries is well-known as a physic...
196 NOTED MEDICAL GENETICIST, JOURNAL EDITOR, JOINS U FACULTY, PRIMARY CHILDREN'S CLINICAL STAFFJohn M. Opitz, M.D., a medical geneticist and editor-inchief of the American Journal of Medical Genetics, has joined the faculty of the University of Utah School of Medicine as professor in the medical genetics division of the pediatrics department. He also will be a member of the clinical staff at ...
197 UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS & CLINICS SPONSORS MEMORIAL WALK FOR PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT PROGRAMAs part of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, the University of Utah Health Sciences Center is sponsoring its second annual "Walk to Remember" for families who have lost a baby due to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death.
198 U NURSING COLLEGE, RESOURCE CENTER PLAN WORKSHOP FOR MID-LIFE WOMENIssues faced by women in the middle years- roughly 35 to 65 years of age---and contemporary perspectives on midlife will be the focus of an all-day workshop sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing and the U Women's Resource Center. The Oct. 30 conference, at the Airport Hilton Hotel, ...
199 U PHARMACOLOGIST RECEIVES MAJOR AWARD FOR EPILEPSY RESEARCHEwart A. Swinyard, Ph.D., former dean of the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, has received the 1990 Distinguished Basic Neuroscientist award from the American Epilepsy Society and the Milken Family Medical Foundation, an award that carries a $150,000 cash prize.
200 U MEDICAL STUDENTS FOCUS ON PRIMARY CARE FOR FIRST 'EDUCATION DAY' ACTIVITIESUniversity of Utah medical students will focus on primary care Thursday, Sept. 29, with a day off from classes and rotations to participate in the first annual celebration of National Primary Care Day, designed to raise awareness of the generalist disciplines. "Medical Students Caring for the Future...
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