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UAMS Graduates 17 in Latest Community Scientist Academy

July 16, 2018 | Ashley Young, one of 17 graduates of the UAMS Translational Research Institute’s spring 2018 Community Scientist Academy, said graduation night was bittersweet. Kate Stewart, M.D., MPH, (left) who leads the Community Scientist Academy, presents a graduation certificate to Ashley Young. “I loved it. I’m sad that it wasn’t longer,” [...]

By | 2018-07-16T15:47:40+00:00 July 16th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Receives Funding from Liver Diseases Foundation

LITTLE ROCK — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Mitchell R. McGill, Ph.D., has received the 2018 Pinnacle Research Award from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Foundation, the largest private supporter of liver disease research in the United States. McGill, an assistant professor in the College of Public [...]

By | 2018-07-11T10:46:29+00:00 July 11th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Gives Students Close-Up of Opioids Treatment, Research

May 31, 2018 | As 19 Arkansas undergraduate students listened quietly, the 20-year-old opioid addict, sitting a few feet away, talked with a UAMS psychiatrist and then a UAMS psychologist about her failed attempts to quit using. "Lynn," top right, a simulated patient, speaks with UAMS psychiatrist Michael Mancino, M.D., about her opioid addiction. [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:12:45+00:00 May 31st, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Clinical Trials Day Punctuated by Success Stories

May 25, 2018 | In May 2006, Harold “Hap” Peterson was advised to get his affairs in order by UAMS cancer specialist Laura Hutchins, M.D. He had late-stage melanoma, a type of skin cancer, with tumors spreading throughout his body. He was shocked to hear he had only three to six months to live. “I [...]

By | 2018-05-25T13:39:52+00:00 May 25th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

UAMS’ Amy Jo Jenkins to Lead International Society of Clinical Research Professionals Board

LITTLE ROCK — Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., C.C.R.P., executive director of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute, has been named president-elect of the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) Board of Directors. SOCRA, a nonprofit, charitable and educational membership organization, provides an internationally recognized certification program for clinical research professionals [...]

By | 2018-05-22T09:25:24+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

Public Invited to Attend UAMS Community Scientist Academy

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans interested in having a voice in research programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) or simply learning how research is done are invited to participate in UAMS’ Summer 2018 Community Scientist Academy. Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, the Community Scientist Academy will be on Tuesdays each [...]

By | 2018-05-08T10:18:49+00:00 May 8th, 2018|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

New Opioid Studies Led by UAMS Researchers and Collaborating Sites

March 27, 2018 | Funding for two inter-institutional pilot studies looking at opioid abuse was recently announced by the UAMS Translational Research Institute. One study seeks to address opioid use disorders in pregnant women. “The study will harmonize data collection utilizing an iPad-based data collection tool with input from providers and patients,” said Jessica L. Coker, [...]

By | 2018-03-28T09:17:24+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researchers Circulating Survey About Medical Marijuana

March 7, 2018 | A first-of-its-kind survey is being circulated in Arkansas by UAMS researchers interested in Arkansans’ attitudes and perceptions about cannabis (marijuana) as state officials prepare to make it available for medical use. Of the 28 other states with medical marijuana, none have conducted surveys prior to its legalization that document public attitudes [...]

By | 2018-03-08T13:24:46+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Research, University News|0 Comments

Doctor, Researcher, Inventor Offers Lessons in Perseverance

Feb. 2, 2018 | Drawing on her early career experiences with rejection, Carrie Byington, M.D., offered some advice during a Jan. 29 lecture at UAMS. As a new physician researcher, Byington, now dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine, said all of her initial research papers in 1995 were rejected. “Not by one reviewer [...]

By | 2018-02-02T11:25:51+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Research, University News|0 Comments