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Orthopedic Tumors

Orthopedic Tumors Our orthopedic oncologists in use state-of-the-art procedures to preserve limb function in treating even the most complex and rare of cancers such as cancers of the bone and muscle. Orthopedic cancers begin as benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) tumors, abnormal growths of cells, within the bone and muscle. Benign orthopedic tumors are more [...]

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Stem Cell Transplantation

Stem Cell Transplantation UAMS operates one of the top peripheral blood stem cell transplantation clinics in the world. This Myeloma Institute clinic is an important part of the comprehensive services offered through our Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Our transplant clinic offers autologous, allogeneic and matched unrelated donor transplants, as well as outpatient transplant, stem cell selection, [...]

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Celgene Gives $10 Million to Myeloma Institute

March 2, 2015 | 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.

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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

Internationally Known Multiple Myeloma Expert Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., Coming to Lead UAMS Myeloma Institute

April 22, 2014 | World-renowned multiple myeloma researcher and clinician Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., today was named director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy (MIRT).

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Internationally Known Multiple Myeloma Expert Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., Coming from London to Lead UAMS Myeloma Institute

LITTLE ROCK – World-renowned multiple myeloma researcher and clinician Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D., today was named director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy (MIRT).

By | April 22nd, 2014|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

New High-Tech Tool Aids Hunt for Myeloma Cure

Dec. 12, 2012 | Understanding genetic processes in plasma cells may present a promising opportunity to develop new targeted treatments for multiple myeloma, and UAMS Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy researchers have a new tool that will enable, for the first time, detailed examination of these processes.

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Johann, Oncologist and Proteomics Researcher, Joins UAMS Myeloma Institute

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Fellowship-trained hematologic oncologist and proteomics researcher Donald J. Johann Jr., M.D., has joined the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). </span>

By | July 11th, 2012|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

Long-Term Myeloma Survivors Gather for ‘Family Reunion’

May 7, 2012 | Ray Washtak vividly remembers his first visit to the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy (MIRT) at UAMS in 1991.

By | May 7th, 2012|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Myeloma Institute Reaches 10,000 Patients Mark

Nov. 10, 2011 | The internationally known Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) marked another milestone Nov. 9, treatment of the 10,000th patient in its 22-year history.

By | November 10th, 2011|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments