Latest News from the College of Medicine

  • Emotions Run High as Medical Students Match for Residency

    Students at the podium

    Tears came in all shapes and sizes at Match Day 2018 – tears of joy, tears of relief and tears from proud families. “I’m going to cry,” College of Medicine senior class President Grant Cagle said prophetically while welcoming the audience, made up of the 155 seniors who participated in the match, their families and…

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

    Picture of a group of researchers standing on steps

    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Professor Charles O’Brien, Ph.D., has been awarded $11.3 million in federal funds over 5 years to launch the Center For Musculoskeletal Disease Research. The Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant comes from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).…

  • Boot Camp, BioVentures Propel Researcher into Award-winning Business

    Three researchers in front of the UAMS Arkansas Bioventures entrance

    Sometimes a motivation and an idea grounded in the academic world make the same journey and reach the same destination together. They did for Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D. in 2016. At the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp in the summer of 2016, Stolarz’s motivation to do purely academic research met up with an idea for a new…