Showcase Highlights How Databases Help Researchers Make Connections

Nov. 15, 2017 | There is more data available to be mined for research than ever before, and there are many databases available that not only make that information accessible but convenient. That was the message at the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: Databases for Research Use, held Nov. 8 in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller [...]

By | 2017-11-16T10:01:27+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Faculty, Research, 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

UAMS Nabs Health Literacy Award at National Conference

Nov. 3, 2017 | The UAMS Center for Health Literacy won Best Poster in Health Literacy recently at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare and Health Literacy Annual Research Conference held Oct. 8-11 in Baltimore. The conference was focused on both health care communication and health literacy, meaning the skills to find, understand and [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:02:22+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

Billy Thomas, M.D., Receives LULAC’s La Esperanza Award

Nov. 2, 2017 | Billy Thomas, M.D., M.P.H. has worked for decades to strengthen diversity and inclusion on the UAMS campus. He was recently honored for some of his work, specifically with Hispanic students, with the La Esperanza Award from the central Arkansas chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens’ (LULAC). La Esperanza, [...]

By | 2017-11-02T09:35:27+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Faculty, 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

Embracing Change, Passion Touted at Grad School Career Day

Oct. 20, 2017 | Education today is like training career athletes – professionals with the stamina, strength and flexibility to navigate today’s working world. “The days of having one career where you work 40 years in the same field and then you retire – that is non-existent now,” said Jeffery H. Moran, Ph.D., CEO of [...]

By | 2017-10-20T17:03:13+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Study Identifies One Reason Myeloma Patients Respond Differently to Treatment

Oct. 10, 2017 | Researchers with the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have identified one reason myeloma patients respond differently to treatment — the cancer cells can vary in type and intensity depending on where in the bone marrow they are located. The team headed by Leo Rasche, M.D., and [...]

By | 2017-10-12T12:44:00+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Collaborations Billed as Key at Health Services Showcase

Oct. 9, 2016 | Do patients follow through with treatments after they’ve left the doctor’s office? Will they come back for follow-up appointments? Will they take advantage of known, effective treatments? What factors are within the doctor’s control to help ensure that these things happen? Many researchers at UAMS are exploring such questions – often [...]

By | 2017-10-09T14:19:59+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Faculty, Research, University News|0 Comments

Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Top Honors from ASBMR

Oct. 2, 2017 | Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., who holds several roles at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, received the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s oldest and most prestigious honor – the William F. Neuman Award – at the ASBMR’s annual meeting, Sept. 8-11 in [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:12:06+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Neuroscientist Receives Grant to Study Resilience of Brain to Mental Illness

Sept. 26, 2017 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientist has been awarded a $409,750 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to lead a study investigating ways the brain develops resilience to mental illnesses like addiction. Andrew James, Ph.D., an associate professor in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of [...]

By | 2017-09-26T09:56:20+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments