Health Sciences Boot Camp Helps Students Get Started on Startups

June 6, 2018 | Just as academic years at Arkansas colleges and universities were winding down in May, 17 undergraduate and graduate students were starting up at the third annual Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. Nancy Gray, Ph.D., director of BioVentures third from left,, visits [...]

By | 2018-06-06T10:21:30+00:00 June 6th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

BioVentures fastPace Course Helps Researchers Grasp Business Basics

May 15, 2018 | Even a classroom full of experienced researchers with Ph.D. and medical degrees still found useful things to learn about business during the fastPace course organized by BioVentures. Nancy Gray, Ph.D., left, and Hari Eswaran, Ph.D., center, visit with some of the judges and teams during a break in the last [...]

By | 2018-05-15T08:50:30+00:00 May 15th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Sign-up Extended to May 7

April 12, 2018 | Arkansas undergraduate and graduate college students interested in learning the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and forming new health science ventures at a residential boot camp at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway have until May 7 to register. The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp will be held May 20-25. It [...]

By | 2018-04-12T09:56:00+00:00 April 12th, 2018|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS First Hospital in Arkansas to Install Cameras on Every Preemie Bed

April 11, 2018 | The UAMS Medical Center and Angel Eye Camera Systems, a company established in 2013 with support from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently installed 40 new camera systems in the medical center’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), making it the first in the state with a camera on [...]

By | 2018-04-11T10:58:29+00:00 April 11th, 2018|News Release, University News|0 Comments

Boot Camp, BioVentures Propel Researcher into Award-winning Business

March 14, 2018 | Sometimes a motivation and an idea grounded in the academic world make the same journey and reach the same destination together. They did for Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D. in 2016. At the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp in the summer of 2016, Stolarz’s motivation to do purely academic research met up with an [...]

By | 2018-03-19T10:35:04+00:00 March 14th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Based on UAMS Research, InterveXion Wins Grants, Partners with BioVentures’ Help

Feb. 20, 2018 | Truly good ideas like the one around which InterveXion was built have staying power. Since InterveXion was established as a company in 2004, granting agencies and others have continued to value both the company and its mission. BioVentures from the first saw merit in the new treatment for methamphetamine abuse developed [...]

By | 2018-02-20T14:02:06+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Research, University News|0 Comments

Out of Research at UAMS HD Nursing Grows, Succeeds in Business

Feb. 13, 2018 | Increasing success in preventing injuries to patients in falling accidents has resulted in ever rising licensing revenue for HD Nursing, a company started with help from BioVentures at UAMS. “By the end of 2016, we were at about $250,000,” said Amy Hester, Ph.D., R.N., chief scientific officer for HD Nursing. “We [...]

By | 2018-02-23T09:07:03+00:00 February 13th, 2018|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 Patent Hopefuls Gather for Medical Inventions Showcase

June 14, 2017 | Potential patents for medical inventions as small as a molecule prompted big discussions among UAMS researchers who gathered for a showcase hosted June 6 by the College of Medicine to highlight medical research. “Every poster you see here today has a patent application on file with the Patent and Trademark Office,” [...]

By | 2017-06-14T11:08:33+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Faculty, Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

BioVentures Earns UAMS National Ranking of 87th Out of 225 Universities for Technology Transfer

May 12, 2017 | BioVentures recently earned the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) a national ranking by the Milken Institute of 87th out of 225 universities for technology transfer — the ability to take basic research and develop it into new technologies, products and companies. UAMS ranked above several well-known institutions, including the [...]

By | 2017-05-12T14:03:49+00:00 May 12th, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments