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UAMS Expanding Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program to Northwest Arkansas

May 12, 2021 | FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is adding another academic program to its UAMS Northwest Regional Campus — the Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The degree is already offered by the UAMS College of Health Professions’ Department of Imaging and Radiation Sciences on UAMS’ Little Rock campus. The college...

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Hong-yu Li, Ph.D.

UAMS Cancer Researcher Hong-yu Li, Ph.D., Awarded $1.27 Million Grant

May 11, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — Hong-yu Li, Ph.D., a researcher with the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), recently received a five-year, $1,265,834 grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute to work toward developing treatment options for acute myeloid leukemia patients. Li, a professor...

Linda Haymes
UAMS' Nirmala Parajuli, Ph.D., is studying a novel way to improve long-term kidney transplant survival.

NIH Grant Supporting UAMS Study of Drugs to Improve Long-term Kidney Transplant Outcomes

May 10, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — A National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant will allow UAMS researcher Nirmala Parajuli, DVM, Ph.D., to study a novel way to improve the long-term outcomes of patients who receive kidneys from deceased donors. Parajuli, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, will use the five-year $2.46...

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Team UAMS Town Hall Slated for Noon, May 18

May 13, 2021 | A Team UAMS Town Hall meeting will be held at noon, Tuesday, May 18 on Zoom. The Town Hall will explore the current growth at UAMS on its campuses and across the state through collaborations with other providers and communities.

Ben Boulden
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ADA Updates Under Way on Campus

May 12, 2021 | UAMS is making American Disabilities Act (ADA) updates (new sidewalk, repair sidewalks, repair curb and gutter, installing railing) around the main campus during the months of May and June.

Ben Boulden
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ADH Issues Quarantine Guidelines for Travelers from India

May 12, 2021 | In response to the severe outbreak of COVID-19 in India and the risk of introducing SARS-CoV2 variants from travelers returning from India, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has issued a 14-day quarantine recommendation for anyone returning to Arkansas from India, including those who are fully vaccinated.

Ben Boulden

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