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UAMS Fights Opioid Epidemic on All Fronts

April 17, 2018 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is attacking the nationwide opioid epidemic on multiple fronts that have produced new research and treatment options for patients and health care providers across Arkansas and beyond. “As the state’s only health sciences university, UAMS is uniquely positioned to address this issue head on [...]

By | 2018-04-17T14:52:25+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Earns Highest Accreditation Level

April 16, 2018 | The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been accredited with the highest designation available from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The Level 4 accreditation means that UAMS is capable of performing the most complex surgeries for the treatment of epilepsy. The accreditation is valid [...]

By | 2018-04-16T10:29:09+00:00 April 16th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Public Invited to UAMS Parkinson’s Forum With Updates on Treatment, Research

April 11, 2018 | The public is invited to the Parkinson’s Forum, which is presented by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and features experts in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s, information on research and clinical trials and discussions for patients and caregivers about living with the disease. The free event will be [...]

By | 2018-04-11T13:52:29+00:00 April 11th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

$300,000 Supplemental Award Aims to Take Bone Research to Pilot Drug

March 28, 2018 | Maria Almeida, Ph.D., is the first researcher at UAMS to receive supplemental funding through the NIAMS STAR program and hopes it will not only take her work to the next level but show other investigators a roadmap for their careers. Almeida, an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine-Endocrinology in [...]

By | 2018-03-28T10:35:29+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

James D. Marsh, M.D., Honored by American Heart Association

March 26, 2018 | James D. Marsh, M.D. – chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) – has been honored by the American Heart Association for his three-decade career fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke. Marsh received the Worthen-Cornett Award on March 10 [...]

By | 2018-03-26T11:45:36+00:00 March 26th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

March 27 Science Café — ‘NASA Spinoffs in Arkansas’

March 21, 2018 | Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, NASA Spinoffs in Arkansas, on March 27. Panelists will discuss the advanced engineering, medical and educational benefits of NASA and the space exploration program. Science Café will be from 7-9 p.m. at [...]

By | 2018-03-21T10:29:36+00:00 March 21st, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Emotions Run High as COM Students Match for Residency

March 16, 2018 | Tears came in all shapes and sizes at Match Day 2018 – tears of joy, tears of relief and tears from proud families. “I’m going to cry,” College of Medicine senior class President Grant Cagle said prophetically while welcoming the audience, made up of the 155 seniors who participated in the [...]

By | 2018-03-16T16:21:54+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

NIH Awards $11.3 Million to Establish Bone Research Center at UAMS

March 15, 2018 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Professor Charles O’Brien, Ph.D., has been awarded $11.3 million in federal funds over 5 years to launch the Center For Musculoskeletal Disease Research. The Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant comes from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences branch of the National Institutes [...]

By | 2018-03-15T09:56:28+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments