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TRI Research and Career Development Seminar Series Begins Sept. 22

The TRI Research and Career Development Seminar Series resumes Friday, Sept. 22, 8:30 - 10 a.m., in the ED II Building, G112 A/B. Jean McSweeney, Ph.D., R.N., will present, "ARresearch - UAMS’ Research Volunteer Registry." Learn about the ARresearch Registry, how TRI recruits, and how you can use it for your research. McSweeney is associate dean for research and professor and co-director of the Ph.D.

September 15th, 2017|

First TRI Open House Draws More than 100

Sarah Rhoads, Ph.D., D.N.P., visits with TRI's Nia Indelicato and Amy Jo Jenkins. The first Open House for the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) drew more than 100 attendees from UAMS’ research community interested in learning about the resources and services offered by TRI. TRI held the open house as a fun way to introduce itself to new researchers and for others to

September 6th, 2017|

TRI Issues Call for Pilot Award Applications!

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) is pleased to invite applications for TRI Pilot Awards. This request for applications (RFA) is seeking proposals with a focus on implementation science. Implementation science is the study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of research findings and other evidence-based practices into routine practice, and, hence, to improve the quality and effectiveness of health services. For more information

August 22nd, 2017|

July/August TRIbune

Our latest TRIbune newsletter highlights data from the ARresearch.org database of nearly 3,500 registrants that is sure to be of interest to UAMS researchers. This issue’s TRIbutary reflects on our Research Mentoring Workshop held this summer, and our TRI & Me features Jonathan Young, a leader in our Clinical Trials Innovation Unit (CTIU). You’ll also want to check out all the new publications by UAMS

August 17th, 2017|

TRI Open House Aug. 29!

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) will host an open house to showcase its many clinical and translational research services, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 4-5:30 p.m., in the Cancer Institute, 10th floor rotunda. We'll have wine (starting at 4:30) and hors d'oeuvres as well as prize drawings. Best of all, you'll get to meet the dedicated TRI employees who are providing these important services. We'll help

August 11th, 2017|

TRI Issues Call for KL2 Scholar Applications

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) is pleased to invite full applications for 2017 TRI KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Award Program. The KL2 Scholar Awards provide support for early career UAMS faculty with a professional degree (M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., D.N.P., Dr.PH., D.O., etc.) who are committed to an academic career in multidisciplinary clinical or translational research. The KL2 Scholar Award is a two-year

August 2nd, 2017|

NCATS Day

First NCATS Day Demonstrates Commitment to Patients Through Smarter Science The Translational Research Institute’s Camille Hart, program manager for community engagement, attended NCATS Day with an eye for information that would be of interest to community partners — both organizations and individuals — back in Arkansas. Daniel Soñé Photography. To gain more insight about patients’ needs and discuss opportunities to integrate the

July 27th, 2017|

Strong Mentorship Helps Researcher Discover Success

UAMS’ Craig Forrest, Ph.D., (left), credits his former mentors, Usha Ponnappan, Ph.D., and Xuming Zhang, Ph.D., D.V.M., with his early success. Craig Forrest, Ph.D., recalled the day four years ago when one of his Department of Microbiology and Immunology mentors, Xuming  Zhang, Ph.D., D.V.M., came looking for him. Forrest had sought input from Zhang and mentor Usha Ponnappan, Ph.D., on his

June 6th, 2017|

May/June TRIbune

The May/June TRIbune features our recent Patient Scientist Academy, which is an outgrowth of an idea put forth by our Community Advisory Board. We also feature translational research successes with roots in TRI, such as our TRIbutary story about Amanda Stolarz, Pharm.D., Ph.D., whose team won the Governor’s Cup for commercialization of a discovery. We also highlight Camille Hart, program manager for our Community Engagement

June 6th, 2017|

Power of Research Not Lost on Graduates of Patient Scientist Academy

Patient Scientist Academy graduates and Translational Research Institute academy leaders, (back, l-r) Dr. Kate Stewart, Richelle Brittain, Tamika Keener, Sharunda Henagan and Camille Hart; (front, l-r), Nicki Spencer, Cheri Thriver and Dr. Bonnie Hatchett. Not pictured are graduates Allene Higgins, Kaiden O’Suilleabhain and Veronica Warren. Learning how research is done at UAMS and how they can be a part of it was an

May 11th, 2017|