ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) At UAMS, we offer world-class treatment to patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a progressive neuromuscular disease of the brain and spinal cord, affecting the nerve cells that control voluntary movement. ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in an arm or leg or [...]
Neuromuscular Disorders The Neurology Clinic at UAMS is home to one of the world's best neuromuscular programs, including Arkansas' first Muscular Dystrophy Association ALS Research Center. We have world-class experts in every neuromuscular specialty and subspecialty, as well as active research programs in both the clinical and basic science aspects of neuromuscular disorders and diseases. [...]
Sept. 5, 2014 | UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt, Ph.D., received a cold reception along with warm applause and laughter Friday as they were drenched with a mix of ice and water while taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
May 14, 2013 | The work of Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D., as part of a multi-institutional research team, could in the near future lead to clinical trials of new treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients at UAMS.
<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – The 13th annual Paul Dunn Golf Classic, to benefit the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) search for better treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), will be held May 13. </span>
March 20, 2013 | A Columbia University professor March 19 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) explained his research into adult stem cells as part of the search for a treatment or cure for ALS — unofficially inaugurating the beginning of a research collaboration between the two universities.
<p class="content">LITTLE ROCK — Seeking a treatment for ALS through research on human adult stem cells is the focus of a March 19 lecture open to the public at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).</p>
May 25, 2011 | Now in its 11th year, the Paul Dunn Golf Classic has raised more than a quarter of a million dollars in support of research at UAMS seeking better treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Feb. 7, 2011| A strong friendship among four 12th-grade students recently led to an $8,073 check presentation for ALS research at UAMS.