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109, 2015

Translational Research Institute: Beyond the Lab

UAMS’ Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., is a “translational” researcher. His internationally recognized nanomedicine research has led to new, exciting possibilities for early diagnosis of cancer, infections and stroke, as well as prospects for commercialization of in vivo noninvasive blood testing.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is looking for more Zharovs in the biomedical research field, and […]

1908, 2015

UAMS BioVentures Director to Researchers: ‘Call Me’

Nancy Gray, Ph.D., has spent her first six months as UAMS BioVentures director focused on getting to know researchers and staff. She’s met with researchers interested in generating intellectual property, those who have generated intellectual property, and some who aren’t sure if they have.

“What I’ve found is that most researchers are so involved in the […]

1208, 2015

Funding Opps

707, 2015

KL2 Scholar Award Applications Due Oct. 1

The application deadline has been extended to Oct. 1 for the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards. Benefits of the two-year program for early career researchers include:

Up to $95,000 each year for salary support
Up to $25,000 each year for research, tuition, travel and education materials

Eligible candidates are those with professional […]

607, 2015

Why TRI?

Andres Duarte-Rojo, M.D., Ph.D., says the services provided by the UAMS Translational Research Institute are helping him advance his research.

107, 2015

July TRIbune

Check out the latest TRI news in the July TRIbune. This issue features new efforts to track the quality of TRI’s services to researchers, a story about a College of Pharmacy team’s promising TRI-supported radiation therapeutic, and the latest TRI-cited publications.

July 2015

Newsletter Archive

2906, 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.

This […]

2406, 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 address […]

2306, 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 ( and yielded 69 completed […]

1406, 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 Awards […]