The inaugural ACRI Research Week was held May 15-19, 2023. UAMS pediatric residents had the opportunity to share their research during the ACRI Poster Symposium and network with the amazing researchers we have on campus!
The invited scholar, Dr. Ashish Kumar gave an engaging and informative presentation on BRAF to the Future: Targeted Therapies for Histiocytic Disorders. Dr. Kumar also shared information regarding novel successful treatments for histiocytic disorders.
Dr. Kumar is a Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Bone Marrow Transplant and Immune Deficiency, Director of the Histiocytosis Center and Program Director of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Kumar is recognized internationally as an expert in treating children and adults with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis and histiocytic disorders. He gave an invigorating presentation on HLH: 101 to 2023 which continues to influence our practice here at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.