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 central UAMS campus in Little Rock, the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville, Arkansas Children’s and its 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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    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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    New Pilot Awards Available for CTSA Inter-institutional Studies
    June 15, 2018
      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. The purpose...
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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