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Igor Koturbash, M.D., Ph.D., led the study finding that CBD can harm the gut microbiome.

Pioneering UAMS Study Warns of CBD Supplements’ Harm to Gut Health

June 4, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK –  Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the University of Mississippi are warning in the first study of its kind that CBD supplements in high doses can be harmful to the gut microbiome. The study, “Potential Probiotic or Trigger of Gut Inflammation – the Janus-Faced Nature of Cannabidiol-Rich...

David Robinson
Leung research team

Findings on DNA Damage Repair Published by UAMS Cancer Researcher

June 3, 2020 | A research team led by cancer researcher Justin Leung, Ph.D., at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has uncovered the role of the protein RNF168 in DNA damage repair and shown how mutations of the protein affect people with a rare genetic condition.

Susan Van Dusen
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College of Public Health Jumps into Action for COVID-19 Response

June 2, 2020 | June 2, 2020 | The UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health has established a contact tracing call center on the UAMS campus to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Contact tracing is how public health officials track the spread of an infectious disease. In this situation, if a person is confirmed to...

Ashley McNatt

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UAMS’ Brad Martin, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Named to Multi-State, Advisory Council

June 1, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK — Brad Martin, Pharm.D., Ph.D., recently was appointed to the Midwest Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review. He is a professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy. The institute performs technology appraisals of pharmaceuticals...

Ben Boulden
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UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Drive-Thru Evaluation June 6 in North Little Rock

May. 29, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK – A community drive-thru evaluation clinic for COVID-19 will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., June 6 at First Baptist Church, 811 Scipio Jones Drive in North Little Rock. There will be no out-of-pocket cost to the patient. The clinic will be conducted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences...

Ben Boulden
News Release

UAMS to Provide COVID-19 Drive-Thru Evaluation June 4 in Elaine

May. 29, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK – A community drive-thru evaluation clinic for COVID-19 will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., June 4 at the Elaine Fire Department, 206 Main Street. There will be no out-of-pocket cost to the patient. The clinic will be conducted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) along with the...

Ben Boulden
Jennifer Hunt, left, points toward the entryway for the drive-thru while describing the flow of traffic to Gov. Asa Hutchinson, second from left, and UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson (wearing black cap).
Inside News

Drive-thru screening for COVID-19 Brought to Little Rock Neighborhood

May. 29, 2020 | As the late morning sun dried out the rainwashed pavement May 23 at Saint Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock, UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, M.D., MBA, and Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott greeted Gov. Asa Hutchinson as he arrived to visit with members of the UAMS Triage Unit’s mobile team. The team conducted drive-thru evaluations...

Ben Boulden
A variety of fruits and vegetables are available for purchase at the Farmers Market.
Inside News

Farmers Market Opens on Campus

May. 28, 2020 | Employees and students don’t have to go far to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables now that UAMS is sponsoring a Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday.

Yavonda Chase

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