Memphis Conference Brings Together Cancer Researchers

May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

May 17, 2017 | UAMS joined with two other research entities to co-sponsor the spring 2017 Cancer Research Conference in Memphis, attracting more than 100 cancer researchers and provided networking opportunities for collaborative projects. [...]

Two UAMS Cancer Researchers Awarded American Cancer Society Grants Totaling $1.58 Million

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

May 9, 2017 | Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been awarded Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society. Aime Franco, Ph.D., and Ling Gao, M.D., Ph.D., each [...]

Shewmake Joins UAMS as Division Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — Kristopher B. Shewmake, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the College of Medicine Department of Surgery. [...]

Robin Dean Honored by UAMS Cancer Institute Auxiliary

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

May 3, 2017 | Gracious, calm and compassionate were just three of the words used to describe Robin Dean at an April 26 ceremony honoring her service to the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. [...]

UAMS Specialists to Speak at Hot Springs Village Event May 18

April 28th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — A panel of palliative care specialists from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will be guests for “The Doctor is In,” a free program from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 18 [...]

UAMS’ Mayumi Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D., Named Nettleship Chair in Oncologic Pathology

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — Mayumi Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D., was invested April 26 as recipient of the Drs. Mae and Anderson Nettleship Chair in Oncologic Pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is [...]

UAMS to Offer No-Cost Freedom From Smoking Program Starting May 10

April 25th, 2017|0 Comments

LITTLE ROCK — If you’re ready to quit smoking, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is ready to help. The small-group Freedom from Smoking program will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. for seven Wednesdays [...]

Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy

April 14th, 2017|0 Comments

April 14, 2017 | Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beaches of Bali, this 29-year-old professional blogger spends more than 300 days a year documenting her travels to vacation destinations around the world.

Proteomics Workshop Facilitates Sharing Resources Across Nation

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

April 12, 2017 | Technology? Check. Expertise? Check. Leadership? Double check. The UAMS Proteomics Core Facility has been diligently amassing the technology needed to make it a leader in its field, which is studying the [...]

NFL Players Pay Surprise Visit to UAMS Cancer Patients

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

APRIL 12, 2017 | Giving back to his home state is a goal Clinton McDonald takes seriously. For the fifth straight year, the Jacksonville native and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle returned to Arkansas for a week of activities aimed at lifting up the community that gave him his start.

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