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Bruno Machado, M.D., Joins UAMS Urology

July 16, 2018 | Urologist Bruno Lopes Cancado Machado, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a fellowship-trained specialist in urinary system surgeries and minimally invasive endoscopic techniques. Machado sees patients in the Urology Clinic and is an assistant professor in the Department of Urology in the College of Medicine. Machado [...]

By | 2018-07-16T11:01:37+00:00 July 16th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Pulaski County Crisis Stabilization Unit Holds Ribbon Cutting

July 9, 2018 | With the state’s jails and emergency rooms at or near capacity, the need for an alternative setting for those individuals dealing with behavioral health issues has become a priority for Arkansas’ leaders. Act 423 of 2017, sponsored by state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson of Benton and state Reps. Clarke Tucker of Little [...]

By | 2018-07-09T13:53:48+00:00 July 9th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Research Paves Way for Novel Therapy to Treat Osteoporosis, Atherosclerosis

June 27, 2018 | A recent study by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) researchers shows that a type of blood protein we are all born with protects against osteoporosis, illuminating the potential for a novel approach to treatment. Elena Ambrogini, M.D., Ph.D. – an assistant professor in [...]

By | 2018-06-27T13:07:40+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Chancellor Patterson Welcomed by UAMS Northwest Regional Campus

June 15, 2018 | UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, met today with employees of the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus, thanking them for their work to improve the health and health care for the people of Arkansas. Patterson’s first day as chancellor was June 1. He traveled to northwest Arkansas for the morning reception held [...]

By | 2018-06-15T15:03:06+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

Two Ph.D. Graduates Head to Post-docs at Emory

June 11, 2018 | Two Ph.D. students in the spring graduating class of the UAMS Graduate School have accepted positions at Emory University in Atlanta to continue their postdoctoral work. “They will join other UAMS alumni at Emory for us to have a strong presence there,” said Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., dean of the [...]

By | 2018-06-11T14:27:23+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Welcomes New Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA

June 1, 2018 | Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, a renowned cardiologist and health care administrator, began today as chancellor of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the state’s only health sciences university. Patterson comes to UAMS from Weill-Cornell Medical Center and Komansky Children’s Hospital/New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, where he was senior vice [...]

By | 2018-06-01T12:30:47+00:00 June 1st, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Ph.D. Candidate Bolden Wins Prestigious SREB Fellowship

May 30, 2018 | Ever since Ph.D. candidate Chris Bolden can remember, he’s been fascinated by how small changes can have big impacts in the biological world. Today, he studies how he can harness for positive purposes one of the basic functions of viruses, using them to deliver antibodies into cells that work against methamphetamine [...]

By | 2018-05-30T10:02:30+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

Job, Life Skills Celebrated at Project SEARCH® Graduation

May 29, 2018 | Most of us take for granted the ability to get a job and be independent, but for others, like the young adults with disabilities who are a part of UAMS Project SEARCH®, these things take hard work, dedication – and the courage to take a chance. For the last five years, [...]

By | 2018-05-29T12:34:33+00:00 May 29th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

WISE Childhood Nutrition Program Wins Education Award

May 22, 2018 | Rarely are child temper tantrums a sign of success, but this is one of those circumstances. The WISE program – Together, We Inspire Smart Eating – has been working to introduce fresh fruits and vegetables into the diets of Arkansas children since 2011. “Parents come into the program thinking, ‘oh, my [...]

By | 2018-05-22T14:46:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments