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UAMS Researchers Receive National Science Foundation Grant to Study Regulation of Emotion

Aug. 3, 2017 | A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently received a $422,610 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the mechanisms of control of emotional responses of men and women using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Keith Bush, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UAMS College [...]

By | 2017-08-16T11:13:38+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Faculty, News Release, Research, University News|0 Comments

Big Data Computer Aids UAMS Researchers Exploring Mental Health and Illness

July 6, 2017 | A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently began using a powerful computer system that they hope will aid them in better understanding the mechanisms of mental illness. The Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC), a division of UAMS’ Psychiatric Research Institute (PRI), in June installed a [...]

By | 2017-07-10T16:59:32+00:00 July 10th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Study Looking for Connection Between Dopamine, PTSD

LITTLE ROCK – A trio of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers are studying a chemical in the brain that plays several roles, including regulating movement and emotional responses, in an effort to help women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Joshua Cisler, Ph.D., of UAMS’ Brain Imaging Research Center, was awarded a five-year [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:05+00:00 May 5th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments