Standard of Care Anti-Clotting Drugs May Be Unnecessary for Most Surgery Patients

January 24, 2017

As many as three out of four surgery patients could be receiving anti-clotting medications that they do not need, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The research, published online in¬†Annals of Surgery,¬†challenges standard of care guidelines specifying that all general surgery patients receive anticoagulants. The treatment […]



Frontiers in Precision Medicine to explore changing landscape of biomedicine and law

December 1, 2015

Several University of Utah departments are teaming up to sponsor a groundbreaking symposium on the intersection of law and biomedicine, as health policy related to the disciplines of biotechnology and bioethics continues to rapidly change. At the symposium on Dec. 3-4, the S.J. Quinney College of Law Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences will pair […]



Utah Board of Regents approves U’s new Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences

November 13, 2015

The state Board of Regents today granted permanent approval of the Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. The move positions the center at the University of Utah to offer permanent resources and academic support on issues tied to improving the law as it relates to the rapidly evolving […]