Surgeons Team Up to Remove Pituitary Gland Tumor

Jan. 3, 2018 | Carolyn Pry says members of her church congregation were surprised to see her in Sunday worship just days after she’d had brain surgery. The 69-year-old retired school teacher from Emerson no longer has headaches or feels dizzy after two UAMS surgeons removed a tumor using a multidisciplinary, non-invasive approach. Analiz [...]

By | 2018-01-03T10:27:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Study Shows Key Molecular Differences in Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Could Lead to Better Treatment

LITTLE ROCK – A scientist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is among the lead authors of a study that could lead to more effective therapies for children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). UAMS’ Jason Farrar, M.D., and collaborators at eleven other institutions published their study in the journal Nature Medicine and [...]

By | 2017-12-19T09:56:30+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Faculty, News Release, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

Dec. 1, 2017 | Tina Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later. “I was planning to stay about two months,” said Farber, a native Arkansan who now [...]

By | 2017-12-01T09:05:13+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments

Annual Donation to UAMS Breast Cancer Program Brings Ashley County Cares Total to $388,000

Nov. 29, 2017 – In 2005, a group of women in south Arkansas banded together to form Ashley County Cares, an organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer through research and education. Thirteen years later, their commitment and fundraising efforts continue to grow and benefit women across the state. Representatives of the group traveled to the [...]

By | 2017-12-05T09:37:52+00:00 November 29th, 2017|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Inspired Since Childhood, UAPB Graduate Hopes to One Day Treat Sickle Cell Patients

Nov. 21, 2017 | Xavius Hymes, of Pine Bluff, has had a lifelong support group to help him mange sickle cell disease. Now the 22-year-old is looking to the future and the possibility of becoming a doctor to care for patients like himself. Diagnosed at birth, doctors say Hymes has always been proactive in taking [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:41:30+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Featured, UAMS 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

Kingsland Woman with Rare Lung Disease Finds Courage

Nov. 1, 2017 | Randy Edwards is moved to tears when he talks about how far he’ll go to make sure his wife is happy and well. He says he felt helpless in February 2017 when Leah Edwards, 29, came down with pneumonia and wasn’t getting better. In April, Leah Edwards was vomiting and struggling [...]

By | 2017-11-01T10:21:57+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Post-pregnancy Visits Made Convenient with Telemedicine

Oct. 23, 2017 | Whether it’s her first child or her fifth, the postpartum trip to the doctor can be a hassle for a mother. The UAMS Center for Distance Health has started a new program that will make that visit more convenient. “Some of our patients travel a very long way to deliver here [...]

By | 2017-10-30T09:45:56+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Competitive Golfer Finds Best Approach to Cancer Treatment

Oct. 18, 2017 | Most patients find out they have chronic lymphocytic leukemia after a regular visit to their primary care provider. This blood cancer, commonly called CLL, is most often diagnosed in older patients. It happened this way for Bill Wrentz, 67, of Cabot. Wrentz was scheduled for a visit with his primary care [...]

By | 2017-10-20T10:51:54+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Patient Stories, UAMS News|0 Comments