Dr. Clement Chow has received to 2017 Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging. link to site
SALT LAKE CITY — It is called the “loneliest” diagnosis because few have heard of the birth defect that kills hundreds of babies each year. Now, Utah families and researchers at the University of Utah are teaming up to find answers. full article here.
Kardon lab featured in nih article on muscle development Click on link for article
Elde lab featured in Scientific American article about Jumping Genes click on link for article
90 to 95 percent of ALS cases are “sporadic”, meaning these patients had no clear family history of the condition, and therefore no indication that they were at risk. A new study by investigators at University of Utah health shows that approximately one-fifth of these cases do have signs of a genetic predisposition toward the…
Jorde lab featured in science article about Tibetans click here to read article
Dr. Chow’s resarch on NGLY1 Deficiency featured in the American Society of Human genetics click here for article.
The rise of the mammals may be feel like a familiar tale, but there’s a twist you likely don’t know about: If it wasn’t for a virus, it might not have happened at all. Full Article is here.
One thousand Utahns with family histories of rare and life-threatening diseases are participating in something called the 1K Project — although their part ended a while ago. Full Article is here.
NantHealth and University of Utah Establish Heritage 1K Project to Discover Genetic Causes of 25 Rare and Common Diseases. click on link for more information