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NIH Awards $2.7M in Life Science Funding to University of Utah

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Research funding at the University of Utah is on the rise with the latest news of new NIH life science funding awarded to researchers this year. The National Institutes of Health awarded the University of Utah $2.7 million for studies involving data coordinating at the Center for the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care. The departments receiving this latest research funding include Pediatrics and the School of Medicine. The funding organization within the National Institutes of Health is the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

Dr. J. Michael Dean is the leader for this project receiving the latest NIH life science funding. Dr. Dean is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. His research interests include outcomes after pediatric critical and emergency care, and he currently serves as a research mentor for five physician scientists.


new life science funding awarded to University of Utah researchers

Dr. J. Michael Dean

Image courtesy of University of Utah


In addition to receiving a great deal of life science funding, the University of Utah has numerous research centers and institutes that conduct groundbreaking studies in the life sciences. These departments receiving research funding employ world-renown scientists interested in investigating the most pressing research problems in the life sciences. For more information on an individual center or institute, see Centers and Institutes.


University of Utah Research Institutes and Centers

  • University Health Sciences AIDS Center
  • Center for Advanced Medical Technologies
  • Center for Aging
  • Brain Institute
  • Norma Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Center
  • Center for Cell and Genome Science
  • Center for Cell Signaling
  • Children’s Health Research Center
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Genetic Science Learning Center
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Center for Human Genome Research
  • Center for Human Toxicology
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Huntsman General Clinical Research Institute
  • Center for Integrative Biomedical Computing
  • Pain Research Center
  • Quantitative Biology Center
  • Utah Center for Reproductive Medicine
  • Vision Institute

If you are a lab supplier working to increase lab sales in Utah, Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.’s life science vendor show in the region is the perfect opportunity to get the word out on your life science solutions with a crowd of trained university researchers. Our BioResearch Product Faire™ Event at the University of Utah will take place on October 23rd, 2014. Last year, this life science vendor show attracted 187 attendees interested in increasing lab sales. Of these attendees, 45 were purchasing agents, professors and post docs, and 21 were lab managers. These attendees came from 18 different research buildings and 32 on-campus departments.

Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. is a full-service science research marketing and events-planning company that organizes life science vendor shows at top research universities across the country. If you are interested in increasing lab sales in another region closer to home, we encourage you to view our 2014 calendar of events. For more life science funding information on the University of Utah, or to learn more about this vendor show, click on the button below. 


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