February 5, 2020

Research at UAMS Shows Potential to Reduce Chemo-related Heart Damage

Valentina Todorova, Ph.D.

By Susan Van Dusen A team led by UAMS cancer researcher Valentina Todorova, Ph.D., has demonstrated the potential to prevent chemotherapy-induced heart damage without reducing the treatment’s effectiveness. The study titled “Dantrolene Attenuates Cardiotoxicity of Doxorubicin Without Reducing its Antitumor Efficacy in a Breast Cancer Model” was published in the February 2020 issue of the scientific journal Translational…


June 20, 2019

UAMS Researcher Awarded $1.75 Million Grant to Study New Therapies for Metastatic Melanoma

Alan Tackett

By Susan Van Dusen Alan Tackett, Ph.D., a cancer researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has received a five-year $1.75 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to identify new tumor targets in the treatment of metastatic melanoma. Tackett is a professor in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Biochemistry and…


April 17, 2019

Researcher Granted $1.86 Million to Study Poxvirus

Jai Liu

Researcher Granted $1.86 Million to Study Poxvirus


November 5, 2018

NIH funds more long-term grants

https://www.aamc.org/news-insights/nih-funds-more-long-term-grants  


August 21, 2018

UAMS Researcher Receives $2.1 Million Grant To Determine Best Nutrition for Military Combat, Training

Arny Ferrando

https://news.uams.edu/2018/08/16/uams-researcher-receives-2-1-million-grant-to-determine-best-nutrition-for-military-combat-training/


July 27, 2018

Training Grant of More Than $740,000 to Encourage Drug Development Renewed for Five Years

Philip Mayeux, Ph.D. outside the Biomedical Research Center

A prestigious grant has been renewed for $742,840 over five years that gives Ph.D. students in the biomedical sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) an added foundation in pharmacology and toxicology research. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded the Institutional Predoctoral Research Training Grant (T32) to the Department of…


April 16, 2018

Connecting with the Next Generation

Richard Morrison, Ph.D. with ASU Beebe student Lindsey Motes in a lab

One of the most important roles for biomedical scientists and research leaders is inspire those who will follow in their footsteps. Richard Morrison, Ph.D., a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Executive Associate Dean for Research in the UAMS College of Medicine, recently shared insights about careers in biomedical research with Lindsey Motes, a freshman…


Latest on NIH Salary Cap

The new salary cap, effective January 7, 2018 is 189,600. UAMS effective date for the change to the new cap will be 2-1-18. Current awards will be migrated to the new salary cap amount effective that date.

March 15, 2018

NIH Awards $11.3 Million to Establish Bone Research Center at UAMS

Group of researchers standing on stairs

NIH Awards $11.3 Million to Establish Bone Research Center at UAMS


March 8, 2018

Biomedical Informatics Team First to Add Directly Sequenced RNA to Public Database

Ussery and Nookaew

UAMS Team First to Add Directly Sequenced RNA to Public Database  


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