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NCI Renews Huntsman Cancer Institute Prestigious Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center Status: $29m & Near Perfect Ranking

Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) actually provides cancer research to nearly 20% of the lower 48 states of America, meaning that those that live in a massive section of the Intermountain West, from Wyoming, Montana and Idaho to Utah, eastern Nevada and western...

Development of ‘Mini-Insulin’ and the Implications for A Superior, Faster-Acting Human Insulin for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

University of Utah researchers are part of an international team, including Danes and Australians, that have developed the world’s smallest, fully functional version of the insulin hormone based on venom from the predatory cone snail. It’s been almost a hundred years...

University of Utah Researchers Receive $3m to Understand Genetics of Asthma & Pollution: A Personalized Intervention

University of Utah researchers have received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to study how variations in pollutant-sensing genes in the lungs could influence air pollution effects on children who have...

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