June 29, 2015

UAMS Research Support Group Wins International Award Fourth Consecutive Year

Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., C.C.R.P., C.C.R.A., C.C.R.C., at the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI), and Lyndsey Avery, C.C.R.P., R.A.C., in the UAMS Office of Research Regulatory Affairs (ORRA), are the recipients of the international Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) 2015 Chapter Chairperson Recognition Award for their work as co-chairs of the Arkansas SOCRA chapter….


June 24, 2015

TRI Awards $350,000 for Seven Pilot Research Studies

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has approved research pilot study awards for seven researchers totaling about $350,000. The annual awards of about $50,000 each are made to studies with the strongest likelihood of leading to improved health and health care. For the first time this year, pilot awards were also offered for studies that…


June 23, 2015

Survey Shows Strength of TRI’s Research Services

In its mission to ensure that it provides high quality and diverse translational research services, the Translational Research Institute (TRI) recently conducted a survey of researchers and staff that revealed a high level of satisfaction with TRI services. The online survey went to 135 employees who used TRI’s research services portal (TRIservices@uams.edu) and yielded 69…


June 14, 2015

Applications Invited for Inter-Institutional Research Pilot Awards, Due Sept. 1

The Western States Consortium, which includes the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) and three other institutions, is inviting pilot award applications for collaborative studies among the institutions. In addition to TRI, the consortium members are the University of New Mexico, Kansas University Medical Center, and the University of Utah, all recipients of Clinical and Translational Science…


June 10, 2015

TRI, ORC Help UAMS Certified Research Specialist Numbers Grow Nearly 60 Percent

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI), in partnership with the UAMS Office of Research Compliance (ORC), recently helped increase participation in UAMS’ Certified Research Specialist (CRS) Program from 100 to 170 employees, thanks to a supplemental training grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The 59 percent…