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Study Shows Chemotherapy Induces Cellular Aging, Which Promotes Side Effects, Cancer Relapse

Jan. 17, 2017 | Chemotherapy for cancer causes a pro-inflammatory stress response that promotes adverse side effects and cancer relapse, says a research team that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Daohong Zhou, M.D., associate director for basic research in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, is a co-author of the study [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, University News|0 Comments

MHA Team Takes First Place at Case Competition

Jan. 13, 2017 | A Master of Health Administration team in the UAMS College of Public Health earned first place at a recent case competition, going head-to-head with other major universities in the Midwest region. Case competition participants are asked to apply classroom knowledge to solve a real-world problem facing a health care organization. They [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Fellows Win Big at Nephrology Conference

Jan. 11, 2017 | It was “Arkansas vs. The World” – and for a moment, it seemed like all was lost. The aptly named team of nephrology fellows from UAMS went toe-to-toe with top programs from across the United States in a Jeopardy-style test of their knowledge before an international audience of their peers. “The [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS BioVentures Changes to Nonprofit

Jan. 11, 2017 | UAMS BioVentures of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently became a private, nonprofit limited liability company to give it more flexibility in using funds for the new companies it helps get started. The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees approved the change in September. The nonprofit legal structure [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Harps Foods Teams with College of Pharmacy

Jan. 9, 2017 | Pharmacists at Harps Food Stores Inc. have long enjoyed developing relationships with their customers. So when given the opportunity, they didn’t want to just fill prescriptions; they wanted to work directly with patients to improve their health. That’s when they looked for ways to fit medication therapy management (MTM) into the [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Dental Residents Gain Valuable Experience at UAMS

Jan. 9, 2017 | For UAMS’ five dental residents, the past six months have provided them with countless learning experiences. The dental residency program, classified as a hospital-based General Practice Residency, is a one-year program that offers advanced training, specifically of patients with weak immune systems or significant health issues, beyond what is available in [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Research Opens New Possibilities for Treatment for Osteoporosis and Other Bone Diseases

LITTLE ROCK — A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers have made key advances in the understanding of how bone is maintained, opening new avenues for the development of treatments for osteoporosis, arthritis and bone metastasis of certain types of cancer. Haibo Zhao, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and physiology [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Reaches Milestones in 2016

Dec. 22, 2016 | In 2016, UAMS and its physicians and researchers achieved several firsts along with other milestones in patient care, education and research. From treating chronic pain and brain tumors to starting the first comprehensive research study of synthetic marijuana products and graduating the largest class in UAMS history, the university continued to [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

CHP Honors Scholarship Recipients, Donors at Reception

The College of Health Professions (CHP) recognized dozens of students who were awarded scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year, as well as the donors who made the scholarships possible, during a ceremony Nov. 10.

By | December 20th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Student from Harrison Receives Scheving Award

Dec. 16, 2016 | Rebekah G. Langston of Harrison has received the Lawrence E. Scheving Award for earning the highest score in the 2016 human structure course at UAMS. Langston, a first-year medical student, is a fourth-generation UAMS student but the first woman in the family to pursue a medical degree. The human structure course includes [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Student, University News|0 Comments