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NIH Awards Early Career Grants to Two UAMS Translational Research Institute–Trained Researchers

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) early career researchers Joshua Kennedy, M.D., and Taren Swindle, Ph.D., are recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants that will support their work over the next several years. In May, Kennedy, whose laboratory is at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) on the Arkansas [...]

By | July 5th, 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 Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Lyme Disease

LITTLE ROCK — Jon Blevins, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, has been awarded a two-year grant of more than $400,000 by the National Institutes of Health to study the genetics of Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell|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 Researcher Receives Best NIH score for New Concept of Early Disease Diagnosis with Photoswitchable Nanoparticles

LITTLE ROCK – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., recently was awarded a $1.5 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health to investigate his diagnostic concept — “In vivo reading written in blood” — with new stimuli-responsive nanoparticles circulating in blood.

By | November 14th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, 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

UAMS and ACHRI Researchers Help Discover Genetic Key to Food Allergy Condition

LITTLE ROCK – A recent breakthrough in understanding the cause of a rare, hard-to-treat allergic disorder has been made by a group of research institutions that include the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI).

By | September 8th, 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 Translational Research Institute Has Awarded $3.68 Million for Research Since 2009

LITTLE ROCK – Over the past five years, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute has provided pilot and strategic investment funds totaling $3.68 million to researchers.

By | January 10th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments