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UAMS-Developed Cytophone Detects Melanoma in Earliest Stages, Could Prevent Fatal Disease Spread

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to detect and kill circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood using a noninvasive device called Cytophone that...
12-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAMS, International Collaborators Use FDA-Approved Drugs to Extend Life in Worms

An international research collaboration that includes the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has discovered that aging in nematodes (worms) can be slowed and even reversed by a number of Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...
29-May-2019 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lab’s Work on Plague Published in Infection and Immunity

Roger D. Pechous, Ph.D., studies the bacteria that caused the infamous black death of the Middle Ages, shedding light on something old to potentially protect against something new: bioterrorism.
23-May-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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CenteringPregnancy: Bonding, Building Relationships with Other Mothers, Caregivers

If knowledge is power, then the five women who just completed UAMS’s first CenteringPregnancy program will be super moms.
7-Mar-2019 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Violinist Plays Again Thanks to Spinal Cord Stimulation

Alventena Cobb of Conway is a professional musician. She’s played the violin for more than 30 years and has instructed many students.
5-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Multi-Disciplinary Structure Provides Best Care for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Charlotte and Emelia Dubs are just starting to toddle around their world. The 1-year-old twin girls from Conway spend their days exploring, laughing, blowing kisses and keeping their parents, Kenzie Butcher-Dubs and Morgan Dubs, on their toes.
5-Sep-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Paves Way for Novel Therapy to Treat Osteoporosis, Atherosclerosis

A recent study by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) researchers shows that a type of blood protein we are all born with protects against osteoporosis, illuminating the...
27-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Greenville Man Fitted for Robotic Arm Controlled by Thought

The first memory David Scott has following his traffic accident July 31, 2017, is a paramedic leaning over trying to help release him from underneath his 18-wheeler.
4-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAMS Fights Opioid Epidemic on All Fronts

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is attacking the nationwide opioid epidemic on multiple fronts that have produced new research and treatment options for patients and health care providers across Arkansas and beyond.
17-Apr-2018 1:00 PM EDT

International Expert at UAMS Myeloma Institute Releases First Book on Castleman Disease

Castleman disease, a rare disorder of the lymph nodes and related tissues, was identified and named more than a half-century ago but, until recently, no one had written a book exclusively about it. Frits van Rhee, M.D., Ph.D., professor of...
30-Jan-2018 9:30 AM EST

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