May 21, 2014

New Investigators Gain Footing With KL2 Awards

TRI’s KL2 Career Development Award recipients from 2009-2013 are (seated l-r) Andrew James and Keneshia Bryant; (standing) Ling Gao, Elvin Price, Anthony Goudie, Joshua Kennedy, Dennis Kuo and Tiffany Haynes. Not pictured, Holly Felix, Brooke Montgomery, and Karen McNiece Redwine. When UAMS received the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)…

May 16, 2014

Funding Opportunities

This list of funding opportunities was updated on May 15 and includes a tab with archived funding opportunities that remain open. It is compiled and updated every two weeks by the Division of Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy in the College of Pharmacy.

Terabytes of Secure Space Available for Research

UAMS IT has 5.7 terabytes of space available to faculty and staff who need data storage for research-related materials. The space is available at no charge and provides security and data protection with daily automated backup. It is available for MS Office or similar (text, etc.), Adobe files, SPSS or SAS files, images, database files…

May 12, 2014

TRI-Supported Researcher’s HPV Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

May 12, 2014 | A potential breakthrough HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine for women who already have HPV appears to have passed its first major test for Mayumi Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D., at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The unpublished results of an ongoing Phase I clinical trial are showing “a promising clinical response”…

May 5, 2014

TRI Pilot Award, Discovery Help UAMS Researcher Land $1.83 Million NCI Grant

A surprise discovery that could lead to new treatments for herpes viruses that infect more than 90 percent of the world’s adult population has led to a $1.8 million grant to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). UAMS researcher Craig…

May 4, 2014

TRI, UAF Announce Telehealth Pilot Program

TRI and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville on Wednesday announced they are offering telehealth research pilot grants of up to $15,000, with an additional $5,000 for projects that include a UAF collaborator. For more information and to download the Request for Applications (RFA): Download RFA.

May 1, 2014

TRI Issues Pilot Award Request for Applications

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) today issued a request for applications for its 2014 pilot awards program. Awards are $50,000 maximum and have a 1-year time limit. The letter of intent is due June 2, and full applications are due Aug. 4, 2014. New this year is a requirement for a letter of approval from…

MacMillan-Crow Named Director of TRI Pilot Program

Lee Ann MacMillan-Crow, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Pharmacology/Toxicology, has been named director of TRI’s Novel Methodologies and Pilot Studies Program. As director, MacMillan-Crow will play a key role in the promotion of translational research through the administration of TRI’s annual pilot funding program. TRI funds translational research at all levels, from basic…