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Researcher to Lead New Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention

Aug. 12, 2016 | UAMS researchers at a new National Institutes of Health-funded center will be working hard to shrink a number — the 39 percent of the state’s children who are overweight or obese. Funded by a $9.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), UAMS researcher Judith Weber, Ph. D., [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Research, University News|0 Comments

Hill at UAMS to See Trauma Care Operations

Aug. 2, 2016 | As U.S. Rep. French Hill walked into the UAMS Medical Center’s Emergency Department, a trauma patient arrived on a gurney after transport there by helicopter. Secured to the gurney and bandaged, the patient was wheeled into an examination room. On a tour of the UAMS Medical Center's Emergency Department,U.S. Rep. [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

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

UAMS-based Arkansas INBRE Receives $3.9 million for Biomedical Research

June 26, 2015 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), administrator of the Arkansas INBRE program promoting biomedical research across the state, Lawrence Cornett, Ph.D., vice chancellor for research, and Helen Benes, Ph.D., associate director of the Arkansas INBRE.has been awarded $3.9 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the program.

By | June 26th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

UAMS-based Arkansas INBRE Receives $3.9 million to Support Biomedical Research

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), administrator of the Arkansas INBRE program promoting biomedical research across the state, has been awarded $3.9 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the program.

By | June 10th, 2015|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Research Grant Money Strong Despite Difficult Funding Environment

Sept. 17, 2014 | Research funding at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) remained strong during the last year, strengthening the state's economy with the ability to innovate and grow new business.

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

UAMS Research Grant Money Strong Despite Challenging Funding Environment

LITTLE ROCK – Research funding at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) remained strong during the last year, strengthening state’s economy with the ability to innovate and grow new business.

By | September 17th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments

Discovery Helps UAMS Researcher Land $1.8 Million NIH Grant for Herpes Virus and Cancer Research

LITTLE ROCK – A surprise discovery that could lead to new treatments for herpes viruses that infect more than 90 percent of the world’s adult population has led to a $1.8 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

By | May 2nd, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Hosts Researchers From Several States

Dec. 10, 2013 | Scientific researchers shared their findings with each other at the UAMS-hosted 2013 Southeast Regional IDeA meeting in mid-November at the Little Rock Marriott while learning about a new funding opportunity to commercialize their discoveries.

By | December 10th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Research Wins NIH Grant for Fourth Time

<p class="content">Oct. 16, 2013 | Although Kevin Young, Ph.D., hopes his research will aid in the practice of medicine 20 years in the future, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) continues to value it in the present. </p>

By | October 16th, 2013|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments