First Time in US: Virus Used to Attack Brain Tumor
Beth Rogers might have been the first person in the United States to undergo an experimental treatment that included the injection of a virus into her brain tumor – but the Hazen resident said she had no fear.
Patient Searches Nation, Finds Best Cancer Care at UAMS
When Don Marshall, 58, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he wanted to make sure he received the best possible care. He was considering traveling to California for treatment until he realized there was a state-of-the-art facility in his own backyard.
Patients’ health literacy, the ability to understand health information, greatly affects their well-being. The topic is gaining attention, and recently the UAMS Center for Health Literacy helped get the word out through the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) news website.
UAMS’ James McDonald, M.D., Named Chair of Department of Radiology
James E. McDonald, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at UAMS. McDonald has served as interim chair of the department since May 2014, and has been the director of the department’s Division of Nuclear Medicine since 2010.
Arkansas Life Sciences Summit Supplies Insight, Connections for Entrepreneurs
To bring life to a state’s life sciences sector, working together is key, and the Arkansas Life Sciences Summit keynote speaker Patrick Plues could see that spirit in abundance as he looked at his audience.