Sept. 1, 2016 | While Asa Kearby was still in the womb he was contributing to scientific understanding of fetal development – just like his eight brothers and sisters before him. Baby Asa was born Aug. 23 at UAMS. He is the ninth sibling in the Kearby family to participate in prenatal research through [...]
LITTLE ROCK — Toxicity is a common reason many drugs are pulled from market and new drug leads fail. Avoiding this outcome requires knowing when drugs are likely to cause toxicity. As a step in this direction, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Grover P. Miller, Ph.D., and collaborators have published a manuscript [...]
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans interested in helping ensure that research programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) represent the needs of their communities are invited to participate in UAMS’ first Community Scientist Academy. Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, the Community Scientist Academy will be every Thursday in September, beginning Sept. [...]
July 26, 2016 | Tomorrow’s leaders in scientific research have been working hard this summer, and the Fifth Annual Central Arkansas Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium gave them a chance to showcase their efforts while practicing their presentation skills and learning about careers in science. On July 20, UAMS welcomed 114 undergraduate researchers, who came from [...]
Oct. 27, 2015 | Kristi Rogers is a woman on a mission. Her diagnosis with a rare form of cancer opened her eyes to the need for more research to help doctors better understand cancers that aren’t exactly household names. Cancers like alveolar soft-part sarcoma (ASPS), an incredibly rare type of sarcoma, which is a [...]
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.
May 12, 2015 | Two UAMS researchers who are examining dog's ability to sniff out thyroid cancer were the featured radio guests of the online broadcast Frankly Speaking About Cancer radio show, hosted by Kim Thiboldeaux, president and CEO of the Cancer Support Community, an online global network for cancer patients and their families.
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.
LITTLE ROCK – Join Little Rock’s hottest rock ’n’ roll party April 26 when Prince tribute band Vince & the Revelation headlines the annual RockStar Lounge event to benefit research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.
Feb. 25, 2014 | Research led by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor of medicine and genetics has found a way to identify a type of polyp in the colon that may account for as much as 30 percent of colon cancers, a potential breakthrough in colon cancer prevention.