The latest news from across UAMS.
The latest news from across UAMS.

Ussery Invested in Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance Endowed Chair

David W. Ussery, Ph.D., director of the Arkansas Center for Genomic and Ecological Medicine at UAMS, was invested Feb. 21 as the inaugural recipient of the Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair in Biomedical Informatics.
Ussery Invested in Inaugural Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance Endowed Chair

Rahn Says Let Mission Statement
and Strategic Goals Guide UAMS

Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., pointed to the importance of UAMS’ mission statement and strategic goals as he updated employees and students on the university’s recent successes as well as challenges for the future.
UAMS Scientists Create Promising Mouse Model for Reaching Cure for ALS

UAMS Scientists Create Promising Mouse Model for Reaching
Cure for ALS

Researchers at UAMS have found a new way to replicate Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice, in what they hope will bring scientists one big step closer to a cure.
Researcher’s Findings Likely to Change How Doctors Treat Underactive Thyroid in Pregnant Women

Researcher’s Findings Likely to Change Underactive Thyroid
Treatment in Pregnant Women

In the first national study on the topic, a UAMS researcher found evidence to suggest that fewer pregnant women with a mildly underactive thyroid should be treated than previously recommended.
College of Medicine Ranks Seventh in Nation For Grads Choosing Family Medicine

College of Medicine Ranks Seventh
in Nation For Grads Choosing
Family Medicine

For the fifth time in nine years, UAMS is ranked in the top 10 nationwide for the percentage of its graduating class to pursue family medicine.
Walmart Foundation Awards UAMS Northwest Campus $125,000 for Marshallese Diabetes Program

Walmart Foundation Awards UAMS Northwest Campus $125,000 for Marshallese Diabetes Program

Since 2015, the Walmart Foundation has awarded UAMS $319,000 for the Marshallese Diabetes Program and the North Street Clinic, most recently awarding the program $125,000 in December 2016.
UAMS Participating in Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care

UAMS Participating in Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen Primary Care

Five regional Family Medical Centers of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and four UAMS primary care clinics in Little Rock are joining more than 2,900 primary care practices nationwide in a partnership between payers and providers.
Researcher Reveals Clues to Immunity as a Cause of High Blood Pressure

Researcher Reveals Clues to Immunity as a Cause of High Blood Pressure

Shengyu Mu, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UAMS College of Medicine, has shed light on the role of immune cells inside the kidneys in the development of salt-sensitive high blood pressure, publishing his findings in Nature Communications.
UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants for Cancer Research

UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants
for Cancer Research

Three grants will assist UAMS scientists in advancing their cancer research projects. The three grants were presented to investigators Jan. 26 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute by the Envoys, a volunteer advocacy group of the Cancer Institute Foundation.
UAMS NICU Receives $20,000 from Blue & You Foundation Grant to March of Dimes

UAMS NICU Receives $20,000 from Blue & You Foundation Grant to
March of Dimes

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas awarded a $20,000 grant to the March of Dimes for the Family Support Program in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at UAMS Medical Center for a second year.
Emergency Care Providers Urge Education, Training, Technology

Emergency Care Providers Urge Education, Training, Technology

There are inconsistencies in the quality of emergency care across Arkansas that can and should be addressed, and UAMS staff are partnering with stakeholders to get that message out to lawmakers and the public.
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