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Claudia Barone, D.N.P., Ed.D, Invested in Nicholas P. Lang, M.D., and Helen F. Lang, R.N., Endowed Chair

June 15, 2017 | Claudia Barone, D.N.P., Ed.D, a professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Nursing, was invested June 13 in the Nicholas P. Lang, M.D., and Helen F. Lang, R.N., Endowed Chair. Barone, a nationally known expert in tobacco cessation and a leader in academic nursing, was first [...]

By | 2017-06-15T11:36:00+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Medical Student Survives Stroke Thanks to Classmates’ Quick Reaction

June 15, 2017 | Justin Treas is a busy man. The 29-year-old has a Ph.D. in environmental toxicology and has worked in cancer research. He’s married with three children and just earned his medical degree from the UAMS College of Medicine. On March 28, 2017, Treas had a stroke that his doctors believe would have [...]

By | 2017-06-15T12:03:15+00:00 June 15th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Patent Hopefuls Gather for Medical Inventions Showcase

June 14, 2017 | Potential patents for medical inventions as small as a molecule prompted big discussions among UAMS researchers who gathered for a showcase hosted June 6 by the College of Medicine to highlight medical research. “Every poster you see here today has a patent application on file with the Patent and Trademark Office,” [...]

By | 2017-06-14T11:08:33+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

All Slots for Prestigious Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Filled by UAMS Residents

June 13, 2017 | Two residents from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been selected for a prestigious fellowship in neuro-oncology administered jointly by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health Neuro-Oncology Branch. A maximum of two fellows per year are selected for the program, and [...]

By | 2017-06-14T08:40:47+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Moseley Invested in First Arkansas Medical Society Distinguished Dean’s Chair

June 12, 2017 | Pope L. Moseley, M.D., dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was formally invested June 8 as the inaugural recipient of the Arkansas Medical Society Distinguished Dean’s Chair. Moseley, a leader in internal medicine and internationally recognized physician-scientist, came to [...]

By | 2017-06-13T08:45:21+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Free Family Caregiver Workshops to be held June 23, June 30 in Fort Smith

June 9, 2017 | The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will hold a free Family Caregiver Workshop June 23 with an optional supplemental workshop June 30 for those who would like to learn about caring for an adult with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The workshops, which are [...]

By | 2017-06-09T14:25:35+00:00 June 9th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Researchers Kill Cancer Cells Using Nanobubble Spaser as the World’s Smallest Laser

LITTLE ROCK — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to kill single cancer cells using the world’s smallest laser. At 22 nanometers in diameter, the laser — known as a spaser — is capable of detecting and killing single cancer cells [...]

By | 2017-06-08T14:31:03+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Cancer, News Release, UAMS News, 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

Arkansas Trauma System Reduces Preventable Deaths, Saves Taxpayer Dollars

June 2, 2017 | Arkansas’ statewide trauma system reduced the rate of preventable trauma deaths by about half over five years, and taxpayers saw a nine fold return on their investment in the system, according to a study led by faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The study, “Does the Institution [...]

By | 2017-06-02T10:45:11+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments