A basic science department in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has adopted a new name to better represent the expertise of its faculty, research programs and long history of excellent teaching. Teresita Bellido, Ph.D. The name change for what is now the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology was […]
Our department displayed a holiday photo booth to brighten up our 2020 holiday spirit!
Dr. Roy Morello recently moderated an international virtual symposium for young investigators working on Osteogenesis Imperfecta or other rare bone diseases. It was organized by the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. There were 116 attendees, including speakers and staff. Roy Morello, Ph.D. The OIF accepted abstracts from medical and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and young faculty (within 10 […]
Brian Storrie, Ph.D., along with graduate student Lindsey James Dickson and postdoctoral fellow Shijie Liu, Ph.D., were mentioned on LinkedIn by Scientific Volume Imaging for their paper showcasing how Huygens deconvolution helped uncover the role of Rab6 in intra-Golgi anterograde transport.
The Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) recognizes that the ARA Academy of Scholars and Fellows represents enormous potential for scientific innovation and economic return at the highest levels. ARA is launching the second round of ARA Impact Grants to identify 12-month projects that support the Academy with competitive grants in any amount up to $75,000i to address specific challenges and opportunities identified […]
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting is the world’s largest and most diverse meeting in the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal research field.
Dr. Frank A. Simmen with co-authors Iad Alhallak (M.Sc. Public Health, UAMS) and Dr. Rosalia C.M. Simmen recently published an invited review in the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology entitled “ Malic Enzyme 1 (ME1)in the Biology of Cancer: It’s Not Just Intermediary Metabolism’.
Hayley Sabol, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Jesus Delgado-Calle’s group, gave an oral presentation during the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Pre-Meeting Symposium The Seed and Soil: Therapeutic Targets. The title of her presentation is ‘Autocrine and paracrine Notch receptor 3 signaling in the myeloma niche stimulates tumor growth and bone destruction.’ Hayley presented […]
Jesus Delgado-Calle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has received one grant of $1.7 million to study new bone-targeted therapies for the treatment of multiple myeloma, the second-most common blood-related cancer. This National Health Institute-National Cancer Institute […]
Dr. Bellido recently visited different areas in the department, showing that a pandemic won’t slow down our work!