The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) provides services and resources to ensure the swift translation of research into health care advances. This support is available to all UAMS researchers at the UAMS campus in Little Rock, the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Research Institute in Little Rock, and the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System in Little Rock and North Little Rock. TRI is supported by a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).

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  • The new KL2 scholars are (front, l-r) Isabelle Racine Miousse, Ph.D.,Tara Johnson, M.D., Stefanie Kennon-McGill, Ph.D., Pearman Parker, Ph.D., and (inset) Jennifer Vincenzo, Ph.D. Back: TRI Director Laura James, M.D., and KL2 Program Co-Director W. Brooks Gentry, M.D.
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    Five UAMS Researchers Receive Translational Research Training Awards
    July 30, 2019
    The UAMS Translational Research Institute has awarded five early-career UAMS researchers with KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Program Scholar Awards. The program provides two years of instruction and mentored research training. Scholars receive 75% salary support and up...
  • Astha Malhotra, Ph.D., provided an overview of her research in 3-D printing and tissue regeneration during a kick-off meeting of the entrepreneurship training program.
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    UAMS Translational Research Institute Launches Entrepreneurship Training Program with University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
    July 17, 2019
    A first-of-its-kind entrepreneurship training program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will teach its most promising young innovators how to move their health-science technologies into the marketplace. The UAMS Translational Research...
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