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ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) At UAMS, we offer world-class treatment to patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a progressive neuromuscular disease of the brain and spinal cord, affecting the nerve cells that control voluntary movement. ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in an arm or leg or [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders The Neurology Clinic at UAMS is home to one of the world's best neuromuscular programs, including Arkansas' first Muscular Dystrophy Association ALS Research Center. We have world-class experts in every neuromuscular specialty and subspecialty, as well as active research programs in both the clinical and basic science aspects of neuromuscular disorders and diseases. [...]

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Rahn, Bobbitt, Faculty, Med Students Take Ice Bucket Challenge

Sept. 5, 2014 | UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt, Ph.D., received a cold reception along with warm applause and laughter Friday as they were drenched with a mix of ice and water while taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

By | September 5th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS, Columbia ALS Study To Focus on Adult Stem Cells

March 20, 2013 | A Columbia University professor March 19 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) explained his research into adult stem cells as part of the search for a treatment or cure for ALS — unofficially inaugurating the beginning of a research collaboration between the two universities.

By | March 20th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS to Host Lecture on Seeking a Treatment for ALS Through Adult Stem Cell Research

<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK — Seeking a treatment for ALS through research on human adult stem cells is the focus of a March 19 lecture open to the public at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).</p>

By | March 8th, 2013|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

ALS Research at UAMS Boosted by Paul Dunn Golf Classic

May 25, 2011 | Now in its 11th year, the Paul Dunn Golf Classic has raised more than a quarter of a million dollars in support of research at UAMS seeking better treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

By | May 25th, 2011|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments