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

Collaboration, Practice, Exposure: Graduate Symposium Offers Plenty

Nov. 6, 2017 | Each student at the UAMS Graduate Student Association Research Symposium was prepared, organized and confident – and maybe a little nervous. Twenty-nine UAMS Graduate School students participated in the Oct. 27 daylong event, held in the Helen Guinn Adams Atrium and the Rayford Auditorium of the Biomedical Research buildings. Poster presentations [...]

By | 2017-11-06T14:21:57+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Research, Student, UAMS News, 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

Study Says Obesity is Problem in Finding Care After Hospitalization

Nov. 1, 2017 | Transitions in care for obese people who need to be transferred to nursing homes after hospitalization are being overlooked, a study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research by faculty at the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing finds. Elderly, [...]

By | 2017-11-03T14:15:06+00:00 November 1st, 2017|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

$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

Researchers Awarded $8 Million for Anti-Methamphetamine Medication Study

Oct. 12, 2017 | Led by UAMS researchers, a new clinical study  called STAMPOUT aims to help a drug user stay in treatment by keeping the effects of the drug from going into the brain. This month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse awarded the InterveXion/UAMS research team an $8 [...]

By | 2017-10-12T12:30:45+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Research, 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