How a Hormone Regulates Iron

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 overload, such as hemochromatosis. Read More

October, 2004 from the U

Genes and Race: A Fuzzy Connection

The journal Nature Genetics published online a special issue on Tuesday Oct. 26 dealing with the question of what we consider \”race\” and how it relates to genetic differences and similarities among humans. Read More

Camerata Awards to Honor 2004 Recipients at Concert Gala

The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and Jerold and JoAnn Ottley are the 2004 recipients of the University of Utah School of Music Camerata Awards, and will be honored at a Concert Gala on Friday, November 5, 2004 at 8 p.m. in Libby Gardner Hall. Read More

Cognetix to Host Amendment 2 Info Session

The pharmaceutical company Cognetix, Inc., located in Research Park at 421 Wakara Way, Suite 201, will be the site of a news conference on Utah Amendment 2 to be held Thursday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. Speakers will include representatives from the University of Utah, Utah State University, the Utah System of Higher Education, and Cognetix. Read More

Bob Clayton

Utah Ballet “Tribute” to Include Two World Premieres

The University of Utah’s resident ballet company, Utah Ballet, recognized as one of the finest collegiate dance groups in America, will present its fall concert, “Tribute,” which will include two world premiere pieces, Nov. 17 through 20, at 7:30 p.m. The event also celebrates Kingsbury Hall’s 75th anniversary. Tickets are $16, $12 and $8, with U of U and group discounts available. Tickets may be purchased at the U’s Olpin Union main desk, through ArtTix outlets, or by calling 801-581-7100 or 801-355-ARTS. Read More