January 28, 2016

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January 27, 2016

UAMS’ Efforts Getting Experimental Drug for Patient ‘Unheard of’

Jan. 27, 2016 | It was Christmas night and Yogesh Jethava, M.D., was worried. Working the holiday at UAMS Medical Center, he had just diagnosed a leukemia patient’s rare, life-threatening liver disease. The only known treatment was a drug awaiting U.S. Food & Drug Administration approval and not available at most medical centers. What he…

January 25, 2016

NCATS Invites Two TRI-Supported Collaborative Proposals

When the call went out in 2015 for innovative collaboration ideas involving the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium, UAMS researchers joined their CTSA colleagues to offer six proposals. Two of those proposals are moving to the next phase; full UO1 applications were recently invited by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences…

January 2016 TRIbune

The January TRIbune newsletter features two TRI-supported collaborations with multiple institutions across the country. The collaborations led at UAMS by Mary Aitken, M.D., M.P.H., and Mathias Brochhausen, Ph.D., were invited to submit full applications in February by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). Also in this issue, TRI Director Laura James, M.D., writes about…

January 20, 2016

UAMS Profiles Training Dates Set


Four trainings are scheduled in February and March for faculty and post-doctoral researchers interested in learning how to use UAMS Profiles, UAMS’ new web-based researcher networking tool. The 1-hour hands-on trainings will be conducted Feb. 23, noon – 1 p.m. and 4 – 5 p.m.; March 2, 4 – 5 p.m.; and March 8, noon…