Dr. Mario Capecchi
Molecular Geneticist / Nobel Prize winner
University of Utah Genetics Lab
Personalized Medicine, Medical Devices, World Class Research
- Utah is proud to be home to companies like Merit Medical Systems, BD Medical, Edwards Lifesciences, Varian Medical Systems, BioFire, and many others. Utah is one of the top states in the nation for life science employment with an employee base of roughly 42,000 people.
- Utah has a robust medical device manufacturing industry. Utah offers a world-class effort in arterial and vascular access devices, producing 70% of all medical devices used worldwide.
- There are a wealth of life science education resources in Utah, with 11 institutions offering programs related to life science. Additionally, Utah has a medical, dental, pharmacy, and nursing school at the University of Utah.
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