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UAMS Receives NIH Grant for First Comprehensive Study of Synthetic Marijuana Dangers

LITTLE ROCK — A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers has received a federal grant to conduct the first comprehensive study of the dangers posed by synthetic marijuana products. The $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will enable a seven-member interdisciplinary [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

New UAMS Website Helps Arkansans Volunteer for Research

April 19, 2016 | Arkansans are now able to volunteer for research studies through a new website developed by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute. Called ARresearch.org, the website announced today gives Arkansans a place to sign up if they want to be contacted about UAMS studies that are enrolling [...]

By | April 19th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

UAMS, Community Groups Celebrate Research Partnerships

Nov. 24, 2015 | Twenty-five community groups were honored Nov. 13 for their contributions to research at the 3rd annual Community Partner Celebration sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute. The celebration, at the Center at University Park in Little Rock, included welcome remarks from institute Director Laura James, M.D., and UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D. [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Leads in Research, Patient Care, Education in 2014

Dec. 22, 2014 | UAMS saw some new faces in leadership positions in research in 2014 alongside a year of dynamic, positive change with several new expansions in patient care.

By | December 22nd, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Community Groups Honored as Research Partners

Dec. 8, 2014 | Twenty-four groups from across Arkansas were honored Dec. 4 at the 2nd Annual Community Partners Celebration for their work in support of research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

By | December 8th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ Laura James, M.D., Named Inaugural Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dec. 3, 2014 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) - Laura James, M.D., was announced today as an inaugural fellow of the Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) during a news conference at the state Capitol.

By | December 3rd, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Event Showcases Telemedicine

June 17, 2014 | Connection was both the purpose and the central topic of the UAMS College of Medicine’s “Showcase of Medical Discoveries: A Focus on Telemedicine” on June 4.

By | June 17th, 2014|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

TRI-Funded Study Addresses Synthetic Marijuana

May 21, 2012 | A collaborative effort that includes seven University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers has led to new detection methods for so-called marijuana substitutes such as K2, Summit and Spice.

By | May 21st, 2012|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS, ACHRI Start-Up Receives $1.6 Million to Develop Test for Acetaminophen Liver Injury

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – A start-up company of UAMS BioVentures that is based at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute has been awarded a $1.69 million federal grant for research and testing in the development of a test to diagnose acetaminophen liver injury.</span>

By | August 10th, 2011|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments