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2014-05-12 08:31:56

TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Xagenic Inc., a molecular diagnostics company developing the first lab-free molecular diagnostic platform with a 20 minute time-to-result, announced today the appointment of Linda McAllister, MD, PhD to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. McAllister joins Xagenic's leadership as it drives the company's vision of enabling molecular diagnostics in physician offices and clinics. "While the decentralization of molecular diagnostics has...

2014-04-29 12:33:55

SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two internationally known scholars, one in the field of cancer prevention and the other in the field of molecular biology, will join Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah as early as September 1. Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., currently serving as a director of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and department head at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg, Germany, will assume a...

2014-04-29 12:33:21

Razaghi Continues Collaboration with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital and Will Appoint a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahmad R. Razaghi, President and CEO of Razaghi Healthcare, continues to support the collaboration with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS). By Donation Agreement dated December 18, 2002, Razaghi donated $505,221 in...

2014-04-22 20:20:27

- Memorial will educate youth on the cost of freedom and honor fallen Utah soldiers - SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Freedom Memorial (www.utahfreedommemorial.org) today announced groundbreaking on a new Memorial designed to honor Utah's military heroes, veterans past, present and future, prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action, wounded or disabled and those that have paid the ultimate price for freedom. Utah native Adam Galvez who died in action in Iraq in...

2014-04-16 12:30:03

Razaghi Healthcare Continues its Partnership with The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and The Utah Navajo Health Systems in Support of Blue Mountain Hospital by Appointing a Member of the Board of Directors BLANDING, Utah, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Razaghi Healthcare continues to support its partnership with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Utah Navajo Health Systems (UNHS); to date, the company has donated nearly $600,000 in professional services to Blue Mountain Hospital. Ahmad R....

2014-03-26 10:50:29

Millions of people worldwide – mostly women – suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) that seriously degrade their health and quality of life. Antibiotics treat individual infections, but preventing recurrent ones largely has been unattainable because of the way bacteria lodge in the inner layers of the bladder and quietly hide from drugs that can kill them. In new studies with mice, however, researchers led by University of Utah microbiologists have shown that when...

Tiny Transistors Developed For Extreme Environs
2014-03-20 10:29:28

University of Utah University of Utah electrical engineers fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures and ionizing radiation found in a nuclear reactor. Such transistors someday might enable smartphones that take and collect medical X-rays on a battlefield, and devices to measure air quality in real time. "These plasma-based electronics can be used to control and guide robots to conduct tasks inside the nuclear reactor," says Massood Tabib-Azar, a...

2014-02-18 08:31:16

Former Intermountain Healthcare Leader and Loma Linda University Researcher Brings Decades of Quality Improvement Expertise to Company SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, the leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, today announced the appointment of Bryan Oshiro, MD as chief medical officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/MM66628LOGO) Dr. Oshiro, currently an Associate Professor at Loma Linda University School of...

2014-02-05 16:27:28

Only 35 percent would seek aggressive preventive treatment SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national poll from the University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute shows 34 percent of respondents would not seek genetic testing to predict their likelihood of developing a hereditary cancer - even if the cost of the testing was not an issue. Concerns about employment and insurability were cited as the primary reason, even though current laws prohibit such...

2014-01-27 23:04:41

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Clinical Laboratory Services markets. Global market for Clinical Laboratory Services is projected to reach US$172.8 billion by 2018, driven by rising healthcare needs of the world’s aging population and increasing incidence of chronic diseases. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Clinical laboratory services are defined as diagnostic services comprising of serological, hematological,...


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