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$7,000 Donation to UAMS Cancer Institute Honors Memory of Stuttgart Woman

LITTLE ROCK –A donation of $7,000 in memory of the late Stacey Gabriel Homra of Stuttgart will benefit cancer research conducted by the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The donation was presented Nov. 14 to Cancer Institute Director Peter Emanuel, M.D., by Homra’s husband, Allen Homra, [...]

By | 2017-11-20T08:52:37+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Duo Named UAMS Cancer Institute Volunteers of the Year

Nov. 7, 2017 | Sometimes two is better than one. That was the case this year when the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary named a duo as Volunteers of the Year. Henry Noor and Len Tanner can be found at the Cancer Institute every Tuesday morning greeting patients, offering directions and distributing snacks. [...]

By | 2017-11-07T11:08:25+00:00 November 7th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Scientist Takes Lead in National Tobacco Control Publication

Nov. 6, 2017 | It’s hard to quit smoking. Ask anyone who has tried and failed and tried again, sometimes in a seemingly endless cycle. This process of quitting is important for individuals and their personal health, but there are also bigger concerns at stake, specifically how smoking affects our society as a whole. This [...]

By | 2017-11-06T11:27:14+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

Cancer Imaging Archive Housed at UAMS Bolstered by $8.3 Million NCI Grant

LITTLE ROCK – The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded an $8.3 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for expansion and enhancement of an archive containing freely accessible cancer medical images and data. The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA) is a free online service that hosts a large collection of cancer-related [...]

By | 2017-10-31T12:34:17+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., Named Chief of Breast Oncology at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK – Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D., has been named chief of Breast Oncology in the College of Medicine Department of Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She sees patients in the second floor clinics at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Ronda Henry-Tillman, M.D. Henry-Tillman has served as [...]

By | 2017-10-24T11:02:14+00:00 October 24th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

$1.8 Million Research Project Grant Marks Third Concurrent NIH Award for UAMS Scientist

LITTLE ROCK – A scientist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has reached a status few achieve by being awarded his third concurrent R01-type Research Project Grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Daohong Zhou, M.D., received the $1.8 million grant to support his research on a therapy to prevent and [...]

By | 2017-10-23T11:28:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Annual Gala for Life Raises $942,000 for UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Oct. 11, 2017 | The bright lights of New York City shone on Little Rock on Sept. 15 when the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute hosted its 22nd annual Gala for Life. Broadway performers Kevin Massey and Dan'yelle Williamson entertained the crowd. The black-tie event, held at Little Rock’s Statehouse Convention Center, [...]

By | 2017-10-11T11:40:00+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Tiny Hands Monster Bash Costume Party to Benefit Family Home, UAMS Neonatal Intensive Care

LITTLE ROCK – Scare up some fun this Halloween at the Tiny Hands Monster Bash. The costume party fundraiser is scheduled for 6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 27 at Next Level Events, located at 1400 W. Markham St. in Little Rock’s Union Station. Tickets are $60 in advance or $65 at the door. Purchase tickets by calling [...]

By | 2017-10-11T09:31:10+00:00 October 11th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Gynecologic Oncologist Laura B. Huffman, M.D., Joins UAMS

Oct. 9, 2017 | Fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist Laura B. Huffman, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She sees patients at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute and serves as an assistant professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the UAMS College of Medicine. Laura B. Huffman, M.D. [...]

By | 2017-10-10T08:33:33+00:00 October 9th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments