Research Highlights

2019

Study co-authored by UAMS doctor shows benefit of Facebook patient support groups in rare cancer research

Robert Eoff, Ph.D., receives $1.2 Million Grant from National Science Foundation to study DNA damage and cell replication

Samuel G. Mackintosh, Ph.D., awarded $764,000 NIH High-End Instrumentation Award

Alan Tackett, Ph.D., awarded $1.75 million NCI grant to study new therapies for metastatic melanoma

Science Translational Medicine publishes study in which UAMS-developed Cytophone demonstrates ability to detect and kill circulating tumor cells in melanoma patients

Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., publishes commentary in Blood examining a new combination therapy for Castleman disease patients

Donald J. Johann Jr., M.D., granted $1.47 million to continue a clinical trial studying the effectiveness of liquid biopsies for lung cancer

Study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows potential to alter neck dissection by 21% in head and neck cancer patients

UAMS graduate student receives prestigious NCI Fellowship

UAMS scientists awarded Seeds of Science pilot grants

2018

UAMS cancer researchers awarded NIH grant to study glycosylation changes found in ovarian cancer and glioblastoma

UAMS myeloma researchers link size and number of focal lesions an indicator of prognosis

$1 million estate gift benefits breast cancer research at UAMS

Five pilot grants awarded to UAMS researchers

2017

Study published in Nature Medicine shows key molecular differences in childhood acute myeloid leukemia could lead to better treatment

Cancer Imaging Archive housed at UAMS bolstered by $8.3 million NCI grant

UAMS study published in Nature Communications reports varying type and intensity of myeloma cancer cells based on where in the bone marrow they are located

UAMS, University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers receive CORNET Award funding cancer research

UAMS researchers publish study in Nature Communications demonstrating ability to kill cancer cells using nanobubble laser as world’s smallest laser