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February 13, 2018

Jan/Feb TRIbune 

TRI

This issue of the TRIbune highlights nationally significant TRI partnerships with the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) in the UAMS College of Medicine. Our main story is about the first-of-its-kind Clinical Research Informatics track in the U.S. being offered by DBMI. This program, supported by TRI, helps address a national concern about study reproducibility and…


February 5, 2018

Faculty Invited to National CTSA Workshop at UAMS: ‘Ontology of Informed Consent’ Feb. 26, 27

CTSOG

Faculty with an interest in informed consent are invited to attend a national, multidisciplinary workshop at UAMS on Feb. 26 and 27. Titled, “Ontology of Informed Consent: An Approach to Specimen and Data Sharing,” the workshop will be held at the Reynolds Institute on Aging, Room 1180. The Clinical and Translational Science Ontology Group Spring…


February 2, 2018

Doctor, Researcher, Inventor Offers Lessons in Perseverance

Carrie Byington, M.D., is flanked by TRI Director Laura James and Mary Aitken, M.D., who co-directs TRI's KL2 Scholars program.

Drawing on her early career experiences with rejection, Carrie Byington, M.D., offered some advice during a Jan. 29 lecture at UAMS. As a new physician researcher, Byington, now dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine, said all of her initial research papers in 1995 were rejected. “Not by one reviewer – by reviewers 1,…


December 22, 2017

Mobile Health Gathering Draws a Crowd, Sparks Potential Collaborations

Tamara Perry, M.D., spoke about her work developing an asthma management app for adolescents.

Tamara Perry, M.D., an early adopter of mobile health technology in research, was excited to see more than 35 other like-minded professionals at the first UAMS Mobile Health and Wearable Innovations Mingle in November. “The mHealth Mingle provided investigators an opportunity to learn about exciting research at UAMS,” said Perry, who developed a mobile app…


December 19, 2017

November/December TRIbune

The Tribune

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is wrapping up 2017 with good tidings! The November/December TRIbune features some helpful new developments with clinical trials: Trails Today, a CTSA initiative that makes it easier for the public to find clinical trials of interest; TriNetX, which is matching UAMS investigators with industry sponsored Clinical Trials; and ClinCard, a…


November 21, 2017

UAMS, TRI Honor Community Partners at 2017 Celebration

Pastors Johnny Smith and Jerome Turner accepted the Chancellor's Community Research Partner Award for the Phillips and Jefferson Counties Faith Task Forces.

  The UAMS Translational Research Institute honored UAMS’ many Arkansas community partners Nov. 17 with its fifth annual Community Partner Celebration. During the event at the Centre at University Park in Little Rock, the Phillips and Jefferson Counties Faith Task Force, led by pastors Johnny Smith and Jerome Turner, received the Chancellor’s Community Research Partner…


November 17, 2017

TRI Names Four Implementation Science Pilot Awardees

Implementation Science

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has approved research pilot study awards for four researchers totaling $200,000. The annual awards of up to $50,000 each are made to projects with the strongest likelihood of leading to improved health and health care. This is the first year TRI has offered awards for pilots focused on implementation…


October 27, 2017

September/October TRIbune

TRI Newsletter

In our latest TRIbune we’re excited to share more about our recent funding from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health. We also announce our latest KL2 Scholar awardees. We have four this year, which is the most awarded since 2009, thanks to support from the UAMS Psychiatric…


October 19, 2017

TRI Releases First eBook for Researchers!

ebook

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has released its first Research Recruitment and Resources eBook. The 22-page web-based booklet was designed to give researchers a user-friendly guide to resources to facilitate their work. Participant recruitment and other critical research services are covered, with links throughout to additional information and contacts in each area. Check it…


October 17, 2017

New Pilot Awards Available for CTSA Inter-institutional Studies

WSC

The Western States Consortium, which includes the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) and four other Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) institutions, has issued the call to all faculty for pilot award applications. In addition to TRI, the Western States Consortium members are the University of Kentucky, University of New Mexico, University of Kansas Medical Center,…



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