February 18, 2015

TRI Receives $25,000 Chancellor’s Circle Award for Research Participant Recruitment

Feb. 18, 2015 | The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) recently received a $25,000 Chancellor’s Circle Award that will support a campaign to recruit research participants. The award was one of 11 announced by UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., at a Feb. 6 ceremony at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute. It was…


February 12, 2015

NCATS to Issue CTSA Innovation Funding Opportunities

NCATS has announced its intent to publish funding opportunities for Collaborative Innovation Awards through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program. Read more at the following links: NOT-TR-15-005: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Pre-Applications for Collaborative Innovation Award, CTSA Program (X02) NOT-TR-15-006: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding…


February 10, 2015

Clinical Investigator Rewarded by Grad School’s Clinical and Translational Science Program

Feb. 10, 2015 | A desire to grow as a clinical investigator led Konstantinos Arnaoutakis, M.D., to earn a UAMS certificate in clinical and translational science. “The clinical research field is evolving, and no matter how good your training may have been, there are many things that need to be learned, refreshed and updated,” Arnaoutakis…


February 3, 2015

UAMS Startup Gets $14.5 Million to Develop Drug Therapies for Methamphetamine Users

Researchers (left to right) Misty Stevens, Ph.D.; Brooks Gentry, M.D.; and Michael Owens, Ph.D., are working on drug therapies that can help meth users break their addictions. January 29, 2015 | A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) BioVentures startup company, InterveXion Therapeutics LLC, has received two federal grants totaling $14.5 million for development…