Researchers Discover Services and Opportunities at First UAMS Research Expo

    September 16, 2019

    The UAMS Research Expo was a new experience for Yuet-Kin “Ricky” Leung, Ph.D., and one that will help get his research on solid footing as a new faculty member. Nancy Gray, Ph.D., (right, front) president of BioVentures LLC, helped visitors to her booth understand the services BioVentures provides to UAMS researchers. “I’ve never seen this…

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    UAMS Offering Research Leadership Training to Community-Based Organizations

    September 3, 2019

    Community-based organizations are invited to apply for a new research leadership training program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) that includes seed funding for community projects. Applications are due by Oct. 14, 2019, for the Community Partners Educated as Arkansas Research Leaders (CPEARL) Program, supported by the UAMS Translational Research Institute. Up…

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    TRI Names Five Pilot Awardees

    August 26, 2019

    Five UAMS faculty have received pilot awards in research targeting the health challenges of rural and underrepresented populations. The one-year awards of up to $50,000 each were made possible through the UAMS Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and are being administered by the TRI. Below are the awardees and their research project titles: Sara…

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    TRI Employee Spotlight - Pam Christie

    August 22, 2019

    What is your role at TRI? Research Recruitment and Stakeholder Engagement What do you like best about your job? Establishing relationships with our sponsors and working with our investigators on new studies. What is your proudest moment at TRI? TRI participated in the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, “Intentionally Inclusive Challenge” and the TRI…

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    TRI Seeking Applications for Implementation Science Scholars Program

    August 21, 2019

    The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is seeking applications for UAMS' first Implementation Science Scholars Program, with awards available for up to five UAMS clinical faculty. Read the Request for Applications. Supported by TRI and its Clinical and Translational Science Award, the program will fund faculty interested in learning more about how to implement new practice…

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    Friday: Information Session on Grants Supporting Diversity and Re-Entry of Underrepresented Groups in Research

    August 20, 2019

    Information session this Friday, Aug. 23, 10 - 11 a.m. Rahn Building, G226 The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) is inviting Letters of Interest from individuals in groups underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research who could benefit from a new program aimed at increasing diversity in the field. The program is funded by the National…

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    Five UAMS Researchers Receive Translational Research Training Awards

    July 30, 2019

    The UAMS Translational Research Institute has awarded five early-career UAMS researchers with KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Program Scholar Awards. The program provides two years of instruction and mentored research training. Scholars receive 75% salary support and up to $25,000 per year for research, tuition, travel expenses and education materials. The KL2 Scholars were chosen from 11 applicants,…

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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 Institute kicked off the program with the announcement of its first four postdoctoral trainees in the Health Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship…

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