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UAMS Cancer Researcher Dr. Marius Nagalo in his lab at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Marius Nagalo, Ph.D., Receives American Association for Cancer Research Award

Oct. 4, 2022 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Bolni Marius Nagalo, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2022 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Career Development Award. The $300,000 award will help Nagalo expand his novel research on virotherapy to treat advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma — work he is conducting in the labs at the UAMS...

Marty Trieschmann

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College of Pharmacy

College of Pharmacy Students Refine Their Skills in Graduate Program

Oct. 4, 2022 | The UAMS College of Pharmacy continues to evolve along with the pharmacy profession itself, and its students are reaping the benefits of a more diverse pharmacy education. One area where this diverse education is evident is the college’s Pharmaceutical Evaluation & Policy or “PEP” track, which offers a master’s degree and a Ph.D. focused on...

Benjamin Waldrum
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UAMS Presents Virtual Family Medicine Conference, Tobacco & Disease Symposium October 25-28

Sept. 29, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — The 26th Annual Family Medicine Update with Tobacco & Disease Symposium at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will offer up to 18 hours of online continuing education October 25–28 for primary care physicians, doctors of osteopathic medicine, advanced practice registered nurses, registered nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, physical therapists, respiratory...

Linda Satter
Preston Hurlburt shows off his painting during an Art for Parkinson's class in the spring.
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UAMS Movement Disorders Clinic to Offer Art for Parkinson’s Classes in Little Rock, Hot Springs

Sept. 28, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Movement Disorders Clinic is offering free art therapy workshops for Parkinson’s disease patients and their caregivers this fall in Little Rock and Hot Springs. The Art for Parkinson’s workshops, for which no experience is necessary and all materials will be provided, are scheduled for...

Linda Satter
John Imig
College of Pharmacy

New Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair Imig Sees Opportunity at UAMS

Oct. 3, 2022 | One thing that John Imig, Ph.D., really values is connections. His varied research interests help him find links between disease states. He enjoys passing knowledge on to the next generation. He’s also passionate about bridging the gap between basic science and human health. Imig arrived at UAMS on Sept. 29 as the new chair of...

Benjamin Waldrum

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