Updated 05-22-20

REVISED (05/22/20) guidance on conducting humans subjects research during the COVID-19 outbreak click here.
For guidance on handling COVID-19 human and viral samples click here
For information on how to request COVID-19-related data extracts for research purposes, click here.
For an IRB Protocol Template for COVID-19-related research studies, click here.

Don’t forget to keep informed about COVID-19 resources and research at UAMS on the COVID-19 Inside UAMS page.

For latest NCATS updates and notices about COVID-19 research and funding opportunities, visit the NCATS Open Opportunities page. Once on the page, scroll to “notices” and search the page for “novel coronavirus”.

About TRI

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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  • Geoffrey Curran, Ph.D., directs the UAMS Center for Implementation Research and leads the scholars program.
    Applications Invited for Implementation Science Scholar Awards 
    July 31, 2020
    Applications Invited for Implementation Science Scholar Awards  The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) and the Center for Implementation Research today are inviting applications for the second class of Implementation Science Scholars. The two-year program will support...
  • A Chest Radiograph (left) and Computed Tomography (CT) image (right) of the same COVID-19 patient taken one day apart. These UAMS images, now publicly available in the national Cancer Imaging Archive, show COVID-19 lung infection similar to pneumonia. Medical experts refer to the appearance as ground glass opacities, a haziness overlying the lung that is common with COVID-19 patients.
    National Cancer Database at UAMS Becomes U.S. Storehouse for COVID-19 Images
    July 22, 2020
    LITTLE ROCK — A national database for patient cancer images at UAMS will become the storage site for COVID-19 clinical images from across the United States and around the globe, including chest x-rays and...
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