June 17, 2019

J. Paul Mounsey, M.D., Ph.D., to Lead Cardiovascular Medicine at UAMS

Dr. J. Paul Mounsey

J. Paul Mounsey, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, a nationally recognized leader in electrophysiology, will join UAMS on Oct. 1 as director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine and director of the cardiovascular program at UAMS.

Arabinda Choudhary, M.D., M.B.A., Appointed Next Chair of Radiology at UAMS

Dr. Arabinda Choudhary

Arabinda Choudhary, M.D., M.B.A., FACHE, has been named chair of the Department of Radiology in the UAMS College of Medicine. He will join the faculty on August 1, following the retirement of current chair James McDonald, M.D.

June 13, 2019

UAMS-Developed Device Detects Melanoma in Earliest Stages

Group photo in UAMS Cancer Institute

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to detect and kill circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood using a noninvasive device called Cytophone that integrates a laser, ultrasound and phone technologies.

June 7, 2019

Robust Family Medicine Research, Strong Residency Highlighted at Poster Day

Group talking in front of poster

Great things are happening in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, with a recent research poster day as just the latest sign of the department’s “good health.”

June 6, 2019

Researcher Receives Grant to Continue Work on High Blood Pressure as Immune Disorder

Dr. Mu and colleagues in a lab

A UAMS researcher who is seeking an explanation for why millions of people worldwide do not respond to the current available treatments for high blood pressure has received $1.89 million from the National Institutes of Health to continue this groundbreaking work.

May 29, 2019

Graduate School Brunch Celebrates Student Support Networks

Dr. McGehee at podium; audience seated at tables

The UAMS Graduate School Commencement Brunch is an annual event that celebrates family — both in the traditional and non-traditional sense.

UAMS, International Collaborators Use FDA-Approved Drugs to Extend Life in Worms

Scientist in lab

An international research collaboration that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has discovered that aging in nematodes (worms) can be slowed and even reversed by a number of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs, findings that have the potential to extend human lifespan.

May 23, 2019

Lab’s Work on Plague Published in Infection and Immunity

Two scientists posing in a lab

Roger D. Pechous, Ph.D., studies the bacteria that caused the infamous black death of the Middle Ages, shedding light on something old to potentially protect against something new: bioterrorism. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher’s latest work has been published in Infection and Immunity.

Ashley Ross, M.D., Invested in Walmart Endowed Chair in Neonatology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Ross wearing medallion with other leaders

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) celebrated the investiture of Ashley Ross, M.D., associate professor and chief of the Neonatology Section, in the Walmart Endowed Chair in Neonatology on May 9 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

May 22, 2019

UAMS College of Medicine Celebrates Graduating Seniors – and their Educators

Student at commencement ceremony waiving diploma

The UAMS College of Medicine graduated its largest class ever on May 18, but not before honoring their accomplishments and sending them on their way with some sage advice from college leaders and faculty mentors.

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