September 26, 2012

UAMS Awarded $10 Million Grant To Support Research by Young Basic Scientists


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded about $10 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen its microbiology and immunology research program.

July 10, 2009

Eagles Give $2,500 to UAMS Division of Endocrinology


The Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 60 of Little Rock donated $2,500 to the division in a check presentation ceremony June 18. The majority of the funds was raised through an annual sock hop dance at the Eagles chapter headquarters, called the Little Rock Aerie.

July 7, 2009

UAMS Scientist Receives National Young Investigator Award


Crediting his scientific publications and his work in the clinical lab at UAMS, the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) recently announced UAMS faculty member Joshua Bornhorst, Ph.D., as recipient of its 2009 Clinical Chemistry Young Investigator Award.

July 6, 2009

UAMS First in Arkansas to Use Robot to Remove Parathyroid Gland


Two surgeons at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) teamed up recently to perform the first two robotic parathyroid surgeries in Arkansas.

July 2, 2009

Borders Named Editor of The Journal of Rural Health


July 2, 2009 | The premier international publication for rural health research is now being overseen by an associate professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health.

June 3, 2009

Hector Elementary Students Raise $1,500 for Autism Work at UAMS


Students at Hector Elementary in Hector recently raised $1,500 to support autism evaluation and diagnosis at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) James L. Dennis Developmental Center.

May 26, 2009

Grant to Fund Clinical Trial for Earlier Cancer Diagnoses


A first-of-its-kind clinical trial exploring a way to diagnose cancer in its earliest stages is being conducted at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute through a National Cancer Institute grant.

May 22, 2009

Long-term Campsites Offer Option for UAMS Patients


Long-term Campsites Offer Option for UAMS Patients

May 19, 2009

UAMS Chancellor Named Rotary’s Business Professional of the Year


With tributes from his colleagues in education and business, I. Dodd Wilson, M.D., was named 2009 Business & Professional Leader of the Year today by The Rotary Club of Little Rock.

The award is given annually by the service club to honor “one who is successful in business or their profession and has made substantial contributions to the growth of our community and state.”

May 8, 2009

Cooks Tour Events Raise Funds for Patient Services


About 200 people turned out for the April 17 Cooks Tour Patrons’ Cocktail Buffet, while about 500 guests attended the tour of homes April 19. The events raised about $50,000 for the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Maria Furcron and Jenny Moss Brungart were co-chairwomen.

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