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UAMS’ Yulian Menyaev, Ph.D., Completes Six of the World’s Toughest Marathons to Win Abbott World Marathon Majors Medal

UAMS’ Yulian Menyaev, Ph.D., Completes Six of the World’s Toughest Marathons to Win Abbott World Marathon Majors Medal

July 11, 2024 | Yulian Menyaev, Ph.D., keeps a low profile as a research associate in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, quietly helping researchers conduct clinical trials on potentially life-saving therapies. Outside UAMS, Menyaev is known as one of the world’s elite marathon runners. He recently completed six...

Marty Trieschmann
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UAMS Gets $1.3 Million Grant for High School-Focused Tech and Data Science Exposure Program in NWA

July 8, 2024 | FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its Arkansas Technology and Data Science in Health and Medicine (AR Tech-DaSH) program. The five-year grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) will support an...

David Wise
BioVentures at UAMS and The Venture Center kicked off the inaugural Arkansas Collaborative for Technological and Innovative Venture Equality (ACTIVE) program on June 20. It included 25 Arkansas health care and health tech companies from across the state.

BioVentures Grant Now Aiding Efforts of 25 Health Care and Health Tech Entrepreneurs

July 3, 2024 | BioVentures LLC at UAMS and The Venture Center recently announced 25 Arkansas health care and health tech companies from across Arkansas as participants in the new Arkansas Collaborative for Technological and Innovative Venture Equality (ACTIVE) program. The participating companies, led by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals with innovative, early-stage health care and health technology ventures,...

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Clement Aladesofi, MVP for July 2024
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Clement Aladesofi

July 12, 2024 | Meet Clement Aladesofi, the MVP for July. Clement serves UAMS as a patient care technician on H9 of the Medical Center. In the course of his work, he puts into practice the UAMS values of integrity, respect, diversity and health equity, teamwork, creativity, excellence and safety.

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Two Research Conferences Converge at UAMS for Young Scientists

July 9, 2024 | More than 120 young researchers and faculty members recently converged on the UAMS Little Rock campus for a drug discovery colloquium designed to sharpen their skills and prepare them for long and productive careers in research. Held at the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, the combination event merged two annual conferences, the Drug Discovery &...

Benjamin Waldrum
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Proton Center of Arkansas Marks 100th Patient Milestone

June 28, 2024 | Arkansas’ first and only proton radiation center has treated 100 patients since opening in September 2023. To commemorate the milestone, Carson Placker, 7, of Mountain Home, and Bob Sanders, 71, of Conway, rang the end of treatment bell together June 14, surrounded by their physicians and family. Though 64 years apart in age, the two...

Marty Trieschmann
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UAMS Hosts Annual Juneteenth Celebration

June 28, 2024 | The song “Wobble” blasted out of the speakers of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Hospital Lobby Gallery during the 2024 Juneteenth recognition, as two lines of people did the wobble line-dance.  Once the song went off, the beat of the next song began. Instantly, laughter exploded inside the room. Seconds earlier, close...

Kev' Moye
UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Awarded Five New Grants from National Cancer Institute
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UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Awarded Five New Grants from National Cancer Institute

June 27, 2024 | Researchers at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been awarded five new grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 2024, totaling $4.6 million. New grants include: $3.3 million NCI grant to create a Melanoma Resistance Evolution Atlas, Principal Investigator: Alan Tackett, Ph.D., Winthrop P....

Marty Trieschmann

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