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 Community Scientist Academy graduates included: Back row from left : Victoria Akins, Alexandra Wilson, LaToya Wilson, and Ti Davis Front row from left: Jajuan Johnson, Breana Taylor, Angela Aikens, Ashely Young and Jan Bowen. Not pictured: Not pictured: Cynthia Booker, Josie Elton, Terri Floyd, Shalonda Stewart, Bailejone Lagoye, Clay McCastlain, Sharmin Moody and John Paul Nolan, Jr.
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    TRI Graduates 17 in Latest Community Scientist Academy
    July 16, 2018
    Kate Stewart, M.D., MPH, (left) who leads the Community Scientist Academy, presents a graduation certificate to Ashley Young. Ashley Young, one of 17 graduates of the UAMS Translational Research Institute’s spring 2018 Community Scientist Academy,...
  • May/June 2018 TRIbune newsletter
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    May-June TRIbune
    June 19, 2018
      This issue of The TRIbune features the Translational Research Institute's (TRI) recent submission of its 1,864-page Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) application. After receiving a one-year bridge award last year, TRI submitted its...
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TRI & me

“As a clinical researcher, I can attest to the excellent TRI resources that helped me implement a clinical trial to test an intervention to slow chronic kidney disease progression. As TRI associate director, it’s exciting that more and more UAMS investigators are accessing TRI resources as TRI maintains its commitment to continuous quality improvement. It’s also gratifying to see TRI integrate new resources into UAMS’ research spheres. Through its many programs, TRI is helping UAMS investigators address the health needs of Arkansas’ diverse, rural population. Its work benefits our researchers and the communities we serve, and the result is like a ship sailing through smooth waters.”
John Arthur
John Arthur, M.D., Ph.D., TRI Associate Director and Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, UAMS College of Medicine