UAMS Receives $710,000 to Train Health Professionals to Improve Services for Children with Developmental Disabilities

July 19, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) professor has secured $710,000 in grant funding for the continuation of an interdisciplinary training program for health professionals with the aim of improving services for children with developmental disabilities. UAMS has directed the Arkansas Regional Leadership Education in Neuro-Developmental Disabilities (LEND) Project since 1994, [...]

By | 2017-07-19T11:44:50+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

NIH Awards $11.5 Million to Arkansas Children’s Research Institute to Establish Unique Pediatric Research Center

July 12, 2017 | The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $11.5 million to the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute (ACRI) to develop the Center for Translational Pediatric Research (CTPR). The award is the largest-ever grant award that ACRI has received from NIH.  Under the direction of Alan Tackett, PhD, the center will result in [...]

By | 2017-07-13T08:34:24+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Ten UAMS Nurses Make ‘40 Under 40’ List

June 26, 2017 | Ten UAMS nurses were named to the Arkansas Center for Nursing’s “40 Under 40” 2017 list which honors nursing professionals in the state under the age of 40. The honorees, who come from health systems and universities across the state, were selected based on their commitment to excellence, service and outreach, [...]

By | 2017-06-26T15:37:13+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Faculty, University News|0 Comments

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

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

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 | 2017-06-27T09:14:15+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Invested in Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

June 2, 2017 | C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was invested June 1 in the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. Barnes, who graduated with honors from the College of Medicine in 1986 and completed his internship and [...]

By | 2017-06-05T11:41:22+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Faculty, News Release, University News|0 Comments

Smeltzer Awarded $11 Million COBRE Grant to Continue Research on Microbial Pathogens

May 30, 2017 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Professor Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., has been awarded $11 million in federal funding for Phase II of a program that supports microbiology and immunology research. Phase I of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant was awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in [...]

By | 2017-05-30T10:54:38+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Majority of State’s ‘Best Doctors’ at UAMS

May 26, 2017 | Of the 308 Arkansas physicians named to the recently released 2017 Best Doctors in America list, nearly 200 are on staff at UAMS. The list is compiled annually by Best Doctors Inc., a health care information service company headquartered in Massachusetts, and is published by the weekly newspaper Arkansas Times. Researchers [...]

By | 2017-06-01T10:31:30+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Faculty, Featured, Medical News, University News|0 Comments

Memphis Conference Brings Together Cancer Researchers

May 17, 2017 | UAMS joined with two other research entities to co-sponsor the spring 2017 Cancer Research Conference in Memphis, attracting more than 100 cancer researchers and provided networking opportunities for collaborative projects. The May 2 event was hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with UAMS and West [...]

By | 2017-05-17T15:31:33+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Cancer, Faculty, Research, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments