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UAMS' Hui-Ming Chang, M.D., and Edward T.H. Yeh, M.D., have led the research behind a discovery of a possible way to control immune responses.

UAMS Researchers Discover Potential Way to Control Immune Responses

Dec. 7, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have discovered how a key switch in the body’s immune response is turned on and off, opening the door to new treatments for those with life-threatening, uncontrolled immune responses.

David Robinson
Hillary Williams, M.D., portrait in white coat

Hillary Williams, M.D., Movement Disorders Specialist, Joins UAMS Neurology Department

Dec. 6, 2021 | Hillary Williams, M.D., a specialist in movement disorders, has joined the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an assistant professor. Williams is a native Arkansan who recently completed a two-year fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which Lee...

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Kristie Cervantes, LPN, left, is surprised by Chancellor Cam Patterson as he informs her she is the MVP for December.
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December MVP — Kristie Cervantes

Dec. 7, 2021 | The MVP for December is Kristie Cervantes. Kristie is a Licensed Practical Nurse in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Neurology, and she wonderfully represents the UAMS values of being polite, friendly, respectful, thoughtful, optimistic and compassionate.

Ben Boulden
Pharmacy technicians serve patients at the new, greatly enlarged front counter of the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy.
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Outpatient Pharmacy Quadruples in Size in Remodeled Space

Dec. 3, 2021 | Operations have improved and customer service enhanced at the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy, all because of its ongoing expansion to an adjacent space. “Plans have been around for years that we weren’t able to implement,” said Layton Kelley, Pharm.D., senior director of pharmacy for Outpatient Services. “We needed more space to be able to continue to...

Ben Boulden
Ashley County Cares Donation to the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Ashley County Cares Donations to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Near $500,000

Dec. 2, 2021 | The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received $36,000 in additional funding from nonprofit Ashley County Cares (ACC) to further the institute’s statewide cancer prevention, treatment and research programs. The donation, presented Nov. 18 by Ashley County Cares co-directors Donna Shields and Bernice Nelms to Michael J....

Marty Trieschmann

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