Hillary Williams, M.D., a specialist in movement disorders, has joined the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as an assistant professor.
Harshad Ladha, M.D., an epileptologist, recently joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)’ Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center as an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology.
Tarek Bakdash, M.D., has joined the Department of Neurology as an Assistant Professor and neurohospitalist. Dr. Bakdash received his medical degree from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine in Syria. He completed residency and fellowship training at the University of Minnesota and affiliated hospitals. Dr. Bakdash is a board-certified neurologist with subspecialty certification in […]
Rohit Dhall, M.D., MSPH, CPE, a professor of neurology who is director of neurodegenerative disorders at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been named the first-ever vice chair for clinical research in the College of Medicine’s Department of Neurology.
Salman Zahoor, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a fellowship-trained neurologist specializing in epilepsy.
Erika Horta, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a fellowship-trained neuro-immunologist and neuro-oncologist specializing in multiple sclerosis and brain and spine tumors.
By Amy Widner Researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) participated in the largest therapeutic trial ever conducted in essential tremor, called the PROspective study for SymPtomatic relief of Essential tremor with Cala Therapy (PROSPECT). The landmark study found that nerve stimulation with Cala Therapy can significantly reduce hand tremors. Topline results […]
Syed Ali, M.D., has joined the Department of Neurology as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Ali received his medical degree from Aga Khan University in Pakistan in 2009. He continued his training with a clinical research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School before coming to UAMS for his neurology residency. He went on to complete […]
By Amy Widner Barrett McAlister hopes an ongoing clinical trial at UAMS can help establish a new treatment for Tourette syndrome in children so they can focus on being kids, playing and learning, without worrying about being “different.” “If they’ve got a chance at a normal life, I say take it,” McAlister said. “Take it […]
By Amy Widner The Parkinson’s Symposium continues to grow each year, welcoming more people who want to learn about the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The fifth annual event was held April 7 in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute at UAMS, with nearly 200 people in attendance. “Some people have been […]