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Event Offers Caregivers, Health Care Providers Opportunity to Experience Symptoms of Dementia

LITTLE ROCK – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging in Little Rock will host an event to simulate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia on Thursday, May 5. “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:06+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

Former Medicare Administrator, Leading National Advocate for Health Care Quality to Speak Oct. 13 at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host a speech by Donald M. Berwick, M.D., health care industry expert and former administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 as part of the Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture series. The free lecture, “Clinicians [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:50+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Announces Center for Pacific Islander Health, $250,000 Grant for Pacific Islander Research Program

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today announced creation of the Center for Pacific Islander Health, to be based on the UAMS’ northwest Arkansas campus in Fayetteville, and to be the first such center to focus solely on Pacific Islanders. The center’s work will include health disparities research, disease prevention [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:10+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, News Release|0 Comments

Celgene Gift to UAMS Myeloma Institute for Bart Barlogie Center for Molecular Diagnostics Advances the Course of Human Health for Patients with Multiple Myeloma

LITTLE ROCK –The Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a generous gift from Celgene Corporation to benefit patients with multiple myeloma through the creation of The Bart Barlogie Center for Molecular Diagnostics and the establishment of the Celgene Distinguished Endowed Chair in Molecular Therapeutics.

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:44+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher Receives Best NIH score for New Concept of Early Disease Diagnosis with Photoswitchable Nanoparticles

LITTLE ROCK – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., recently was awarded a $1.5 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health to investigate his diagnostic concept — “In vivo reading written in blood” — with new stimuli-responsive nanoparticles circulating in blood.

By | 2015-08-26T10:32:02+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments