University of Utah Archives

Kneaders Bakery teams up to help children with cancer

Kneaders Bakery

Every day, 43 children in America are diagnosed with cancer. Salt Lake City-based Kneaders Bakery & Café is partnerING with Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) during the month of September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, on a campaign to fight childhood cancer. Dr. Joshua Schiffman, M.D., with HCI and the University of Utah, is conducting groundbreaking research into elephant DNA which may unlock… Read More →

TGen-Ivy Foundation brain cancer trial approved


In 2012, The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation awarded $10 million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer research projects at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). One of those projects has officially received the final regulatory approval from University of California, San Francisco, which means patient enrollment for the trial can begin. In the… Read More →

Ivy Foundation Grants Over $9M for Brain Cancer Research

prevention trial - brain scan images

The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation (Ivy Foundation) announced its 2012 grant recipients, which total more than $9 million in funding for brain cancer research. The Ivy Foundation is the largest privately funded brain cancer research foundation in North America. Catherine Ivy is the founder and president of the Ivy Foundation, which has a research… Read More →

Texting While Driving: A Growing Hazard

Texting while driving
by in Connections

“Drive Hammered, Get Nailed,” and “Click It or Ticket” are Arizona initiatives that aim to advise drivers of the rules of the road, yet there is currently no campaign in place regulating texting while driving. Texting while driving is such a growing hazard that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have categorized it… Read More →