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Free Family Caregiver Workshop to be held May 10

LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free family caregiver workshop May 10 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

Event Offers Caregivers, Health Care Providers Opportunity to Experience Symptoms of Dementia

LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging in Little Rock will host an event to simulate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia on Thursday, May 5. “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

Former Medicare Administrator, Leading National Advocate for Health Care Quality to Speak Oct. 13 at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host a speech by Donald M. Berwick, M.D., health care industry expert and former administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 as part of the Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture series. The free lecture, “Clinicians [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Announces Center for Pacific Islander Health, $250,000 Grant for Pacific Islander Research Program

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today announced creation of the Center for Pacific Islander Health, to be based on the UAMS’ northwest Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, and to be the first such center to focus solely on Pacific Islanders. The center’s work will include health disparities research, disease prevention [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

Teaching with Technology Symposium Slated for July 23-24

LITTLE ROCK – Educators from across Arkansas are invited to attend Teaching with Technology, a symposium designed to give educators new tools and ideas for teaching in the classroom or online to be held July 23-24 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The ninth annual forum for educators and trainers at all [...]

By | July 1st, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel|0 Comments

UAMS-Developed Omnibalm Cream Holds Promise for Preventing Diabetic Skin Ulcer Recurrence

LITTLE ROCK – Omnibalm Daily Foot Therapy, a cream for general and diabetic foot care developed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), holds promise as a treatment for preventing the recurrence of lower extremity ulcers in diabetic patients, a pilot study indicates.

By | March 26th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

Michael Jackson Cover Band to Headline UAMS Cancer Institute’s RockStar Lounge April 17

LITTLE ROCK – Grab your sequined glove, brush up on your moon walk and join us April 17 when Who’s Bad, The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band headlines RockStar Lounge.

By | March 11th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

Celgene Gift to UAMS Myeloma Institute for Bart Barlogie Center for Molecular Diagnostics Advances the Course of Human Health for Patients with Multiple Myeloma

LITTLE ROCK –The Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a generous gift from Celgene Corporation to benefit patients with multiple myeloma through the creation of The Bart Barlogie Center for Molecular Diagnostics and the establishment of the Celgene Distinguished Endowed Chair in Molecular Therapeutics.

By | March 2nd, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Recruiting People with Tinnitus for Study on Potential Improvements to Treatment

Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) are studying potential improvements to an experimental treatment of tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and are recruiting people with symptoms.

By | February 10th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Receives Best NIH score for New Concept of Early Disease Diagnosis with Photoswitchable Nanoparticles

LITTLE ROCK – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., recently was awarded a $1.5 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health to investigate his diagnostic concept — “In vivo reading written in blood” — with new stimuli-responsive nanoparticles circulating in blood.

By | November 14th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments