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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  • 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...
  • UAMS Chancellor Cam Patterson, left, listens to Laura James, M.D., director of the UAMS Translational Research Institute, at the announcement of $24.2 million in new funding for the institute.
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    NIH Awards Five-Year, $24.2 Million Grant to UAMS Translational Research Institute
    July 8, 2019
    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute announced July 3 it will receive five years of federal funding totaling $24.2 million to accelerate research that addresses Arkansas’ biggest health challenges. University of...
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