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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

Stories from the Road: Residency Interviews Lead to Match Day for UAMS College of Medicine Seniors

Jan. 31, 2018 | As the arduous process of applying to residency programs winds down for this year’s seniors in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), one thing is clear: The road to Match Day is long – both figuratively and literally. In the fall and winter of [...]

By | 2018-01-31T09:25:39+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

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