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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  • John Arthur, M.D., Ph.D., TRI Associate Director, talks about Clinical Trials Day and COVID-19, with appreciation for researchers and participants.
    Celebrating Clinical Trials Day in the Time of COVID-19
    May 20, 2020
    Clinical Trials Day is Wednesday, May 20, and TRI, along with others in UAMS' research community, are celebrating all week. Why? Because with COVID-19, clinical research has never been more important. There are now...
  • Elisabet Borsheim, Ph.D., and Brooks Gentry, M.D., co-leaders of the KL2 Program, here at TRI's fall 2019 Planning Retreat.
    TRI Names 2020 KL2 Awardees
    May 5, 2020
    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute (TRI) has selected three early-career researchers to receive KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Awards. The KL2 program, co-led by Elisabet Borsheim, Ph.D., and Brooks...
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