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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
<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>