June 24, 2020

Recent Faculty Appointments

Please join us in welcoming these recent additions to the UAMS College of Medicine faculty.


June 22, 2020

UAMS Part of International Effort to Build AI Platform for Cancer Research

Dr. Fred Prior

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will have a key role in a major international effort using artificial intelligence (AI) to teach computers at local research centers how to recognize cancer.


June 17, 2020

Research Finds Inflammatory Connection for High Cholesterol, Suggests Possible Combo of Medications

Dr. Ding and Dr. Mehta in white coats, standing in garden area at UAMS

New research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the affiliated VA Medical Center suggests a combination of drug therapies – one that already exists and a second that would need to be developed to target a specific inflammatory response – could be effective for managing high LDL-cholesterol and atherosclerosis, and the associated deadly conditions.


UAMS Students, Staff Stand Against Racism

Masked faculty and staff, many in white coats, signs

Standing against systemic racism, hundreds of UAMS students, faculty and staff surrounded the Dolores Bruce Fountain in front of UAMS Medical Center at noon June 11.


UAMS Research Pilot Awardees Named for Biomedical Informatics Studies

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has announced four recipients of its biomedical informatics-focused pilot grants.


May 28, 2020

UAMS Bone Researcher Provides Expert Commentary on Controversial Reversal of Long-Held Theory

Stavros Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., in file photo from 2017 award ceremony

The latest issue of PLOS Genetics includes two publications that challenge the basic assumptions behind 24 years of bone and metabolism research, and given the magnitude of the potential paradigm shift, the editors turned to Stavros C. Manolagas, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to provide expert commentary and context.


Cell Phone App Reduced Depression, Anxiety, UAMS Study Finds

Carolyn Greene, Ph.D. talking at podium in file photo

A cell phone app designed to treat depression showed a dramatic reduction in symptoms compared to those who relied on other methods or received no treatment at all, according to a recent University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) study.


May 21, 2020

Recent Faculty Appointments

Please join us in welcoming these recent additions to the UAMS College of Medicine faculty.


Graduating College of Medicine Class Breaks Tradition, Makes History

Stage with Zoom screen in background showing student and family

When the UAMS College of Medicine held the first virtual Honors Convocation in its 141-year history for the Class of 2020, the faculty balanced this departure from tradition with an extra dose of symbolism.


UAMS M.D./M.P.H. Graduate Receives Prestigious U.S. Public Health Service Award

Award presentation

Amy James, M.D., M.P.H., a 2020 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has received an Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee.


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