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UAMS’ Jay L. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., Named to Forbes’ Physician Honor Roll

Dec. 7, 2017 | UAMS’ Jay (Jawahar) L. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., is one of 27 cardiologists across the country being recognized by Forbes as an exemplary physician in the field of cardiology. Many individuals on the list have served in the top spots of multiple hospitals and contribute a wealth of clinical research to advance the [...]

By | 2017-12-07T12:02:22+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS, TRI Honor Community Partners at 2017 Celebration

Dec. 1, 2017 | The UAMS Translational Research Institute honored UAMS’ many Arkansas community partners Nov. 17 with its fifth annual Community Partner Celebration. Pastors Johnny Smith and Jerome Turner accepted the Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award for the Phillips and Jefferson Counties Faith Task Forces. During the event at the Centre at [...]

By | 2017-12-01T08:55:17+00:00 December 1st, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Four UAMS Researchers Receive Grants Totaling $200,000

LITTLE ROCK — The UAMS Translational Research Institute has approved research pilot study awards for four researchers totaling $200,000. The annual awards of up to $50,000 each are made to projects with the strongest likelihood of leading to improved health and health care. This is the first year the institute has offered awards for pilot [...]

By | 2017-12-07T12:04:47+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Lyle Burdine, M.D., Joins UAMS as Kidney, Liver, Pancreatic Transplant Surgeon

LITTLE ROCK — Lyle J. Burdine, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a kidney, liver and pancreas transplant surgeon. Burdine also serves as an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Burdine will perform kidney and liver transplants, as well as combined kidney-pancreas transplants. [...]

By | 2017-10-30T10:51:21+00:00 October 30th, 2017|News Release, Surgery|0 Comments

Four UAMS Early Career Faculty Receive Research Awards

Oct. 25, 2017 | Four early career UAMS researchers were recently selected to receive KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards. The KL2 Scholar program at the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) provides two years of research training to junior faculty. It provides 75 percent salary support and up to $25,000 per year for research, [...]

By | 2017-10-25T10:29:42+00:00 October 25th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Translational Research Institute Receives $3.5 Million to Help Speed Discovery

Oct. 11, 2017 | The UAMS Translational Research Institute has received funding for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) totaling $3,497,558 through Aug. 31, 2018. The 11 months of funding comes from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It will enable UAMS to continue its [...]

By | 2017-10-16T10:05:59+00:00 October 11th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Researchers, Students Urged to Become Science Advocates

Oct. 4, 2017 | By being effective advocates for science funding, researchers can help the U.S. lead the world in science and help their own careers, UAMS students and faculty were told at a recent lecture. “The public does not understand what we do and they don’t understand why we do it,” said Richard L. [...]

By | 2017-10-04T11:46:31+00:00 October 4th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Invites Public to Fall 2017 Community Scientist Academy

Sept. 8, 2017 | Arkansans interested in having a voice in UAMS research programs or simply learning how research is done are invited to participate in UAMS’ fall 2017 Community Scientist Academy. Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, the Community Scientist Academy will be on Thursdays beginning Sept. 21 through Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. [...]

By | 2017-09-08T16:17:51+00:00 September 8th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Center Helps Secure More than $100 Million in Research Funding

Sept. 5, 2017 | A nationally funded research center that was created to help the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) grow its research enterprise has helped UAMS researchers successfully compete for grants totaling more than $100 million in just 13 years. UAMS is reaping the rewards of its first Center of Biomedical Research Excellence [...]

By | 2017-09-05T10:45:08+00:00 September 5th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Strong Mentorship Helps Researcher Discover Success

Craig Forrest, Ph.D., recalled the day four years ago when one of his Department of Microbiology and Immunology mentors, Xuming  Zhang, Ph.D., D.V.M., came looking for him. Forrest had sought input from Zhang and mentor Usha Ponnappan, Ph.D., on his first NIH National Cancer Institute grant application. Zhang found him in a fifth-floor lab of [...]

By | 2017-06-06T15:35:49+00:00 June 6th, 2017|University News|0 Comments