ARUP Laboratories

ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. A nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah, ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests. More about ARUP



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PLUGS Summit

PLUGS Summit 2015: Ending Patient Harm & Financial Waste Associated with Misordering of Laboratory Tests

The PLUGS Summit will be held June 25–26 in Seattle. PLUGS helps pediatric hospital laboratories and practitioners decrease costs and errors associated with unnecessary laboratory testing. ARUP is the first Gold sponsor of this innovative utilization management program.

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Behind the Scenes of Breast Cancer: Researchers Collect Genetic Clues in BRCA Database

ARUP Laboratories, the University of Utah, and the Huntsman Cancer Institute (including Dr. Sean Tavtigian above) have created an open-source BRCA1 and BRCA2 database, named after the two genes identified and linked to hereditary breast cancer, to help physicians treat their cancer patients.

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ARUP Scholarships Allow University of Utah to Recruit Top-Notch Students

Keeping true to the belief that education is a top priority, ARUP Laboratories has provided scholarship monies to more than 700 academic-minded University of Utah undergraduates—many of whom would not have been able to attend the U of U otherwise. Meet one of those students.

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ARUP Young Researcher Earns Competitive HHT Grant

Whitney Wooderchak-Dohnahue, PhD, high-fived colleagues after learning she was one of six worldwide to receive the competitive 2015 Young Scholar Research Grant from Cure HHT. Her proposal focuses on genetic modifiers associated with HHT, a potentially fatal blood vessel disorder.

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Dr. Hussong and Dr. Kjeldsberg contribute to Kjeldsberg's Body Fluid Analysis (4th edition)

The go-to-book for body fluids was recently updated and released by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Press (ASCP). It was co-edited by Jerry Hussong MD, DDS, MS, the chief medical officer at ARUP Laboratories, and Carl Kjeldsberg, MD, one of ARUP's founders and the book's original author.

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