Asthma Asthma affects more than 20 million Americans. The chronic disorder causes the lung’s airways to swell and narrow, which causes coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. While asthma can simply be a minor issue for some, for others it can interfere with daily life and activities and even cause a life-threatening asthma attack, [...]

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Pulmonary Clinic

Pulmonary Clinic In a continuation of our tradition of excellence, UAMS' pulmonary doctors offer personalized treatment for patients with many types of conditions. We also maintain the state's only certified adult cystic fibrosis (CF) center. Working in coordination with colleagues in the pediatric CF program, we offer comprehensive care for this chronic, [...]

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Two New UAMS Researchers Win Funding for Asthma, Cardiovascular Studies

LITTLE ROCK – Two University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers, Joshua Kennedy, M.D., and Elvin Price, Pharm.D., Ph.D., are the newest recipients of the UAMS Translational Research Institute KL2 Scholar Career Development Awards, which will provide them with salary and research support for two years.

By | 2015-08-27T16:45:25+00:00 September 6th, 2013|News Release, UAMS News|0 Comments

UAMS Researcher’s Living Lung Innovations Aid $11.9 Million NIH Asthma Study

LITTLE ROCK – Living human lungs donated to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) are helping a multi-center team of researchers begin testing potential breakthrough asthma treatments as part of a five-year, $11.9 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

By | 2017-01-28T09:46:39+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments