Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Flanigan-Boop Lecturer: Anatomy Research Benefits Patients


    Despite all the centuries physicians have studied the human body, its anatomy still has secrets to reveal that can improve the treatment of patients and their health outcomes, said R. Shane Tubbs, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery and cell biology, and director of surgical anatomy at Tulane University in New Orleans.

  • UAMS Research into Baby Biomechanics Shows Issues with Infant Inclined Sleepers

    Groundbreaking research on inclined sleep products for infants by Erin Mannen, Ph.D., a baby biomechanics expert and mechanical engineer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was made public Wednesday as part of a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation into their safety and related rulemaking.

  • UAMS Researcher Pinpoints Immune System Cause for Autism Subtype

    Dr. Terry Harville in lab

    Researcher Terry Harville, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has published a major study that for the first time links autism spectrum disorder to a specific genetic variation affecting the immune system.