Arkansas Nanomedicine Center


June 8, 2017

UAMS Researchers Kill Cancer Cells Using Nanobubble Spaser as the World’s Smallest Laser

LITTLE ROCK — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to kill single cancer cells using the world’s smallest laser. At 22 nanometers in diameter, the laser — known as a spaser — is capable of detecting and killing single cancer cells…


September 10, 2015

UAMS Scientist Awarded $1.7 Million Grant for Melanoma Research

Sept. 10, 2015 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., was awarded a $1.7 million grant by the National Cancer Institute for clinical testing of a new technology called Theranostics, which is an integration of early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.