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    TRI Names Four Entrepreneurship Scholars

    March 31, 2020

    The UAMS Translational Research Institute Health Sciences Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HSIE) Postdoctoral Training Program has named four postdoctoral scholars for its class of 2022. The scholars, selected in a competitive application process, will begin two years of mentored entrepreneurship training July 1. The HSIE Postdoctoral Scholars – all from the UAMS College of Medicine -…

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    TRI Announces Inaugural Class of Data Scholars

    March 31, 2020

    The Translational Research Institute (TRI) has selected three Data Scholars for its inaugural 2020-21 class. TRI's Data Scholars Program supports UAMS faculty in learning and applying the principles and methods of data analytics and data sciences to inform clinical practice and policy. Scholars will pursue formal course work in addition to mentoring during their data-driven…

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    Diet, Cancer Radiation Finding Earns Best Paper for TRI KL2 Scholar

    March 20, 2020

    UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Scholar Isabelle Racine Miousse, Ph.D., is the lead author on a publication selected as the best research paper in the March issue of the American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. The selection was announced by the American Physiological Society APSselect. Miousse is an assistant professor in…

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    TRI Offers CBPR Scholars Program with Pilot Funding Opportunities

    March 18, 2020

    The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is looking for researchers interested in partnering with community organizations and attending a Community Based Participatory Research Training Program. CBPR is a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings. Researchers who are interested but need help…

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    UAMS Researchers Have COVID-19’s ‘Fingerprint’

    March 12, 2020

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has the attention of biomedical researchers across the globe, including at UAMS. Researchers at the UAMS Arkansas Center for Genomic Epidemiology & Medicine (ArC-GEM) are applying their comparative genomic analysis and sequencing prowess to the disease. The ArC-GEM team has also studied the Ebola virus, Zika virus, and the mumps outbreak in Northwest…

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    Marijuana/CBD Oil Study Recruiting Pregnant Women

    February 24, 2020

    A new study sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute is recruiting pregnant women volunteers to learn how marijuana and CBD oil may affect infants in their first year. Stefanie Kennon-McGill, Ph.D. The study is looking for pregnant women who use marijuana or CBD oil regularly as well as women who do not use those…

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    Researchers Invited to fastPACE Course to Learn Basics of Biomedical Commercialization

    February 23, 2020

    Arkansas clinicians, researchers, and postdoctoral students are invited to attend a free course teaching the fundamentals of biomedical commercialization April 3 – May 1, 2020. The fastPACE course is designed for the busy biomedical academician with an early-stage project. It blends in-person and online education to help faculty, researchers and clinicians learn the Marie Burdine,…

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    Mentors, New and Veteran, Find Value in TRI Workshop

    February 12, 2020

    Erin Mannen, Ph.D., has been a faculty member for just two years, and yet she is mentoring medical students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, a PhD student and a Erin Mannen, Ph.D., said the mentor training was time well spent. (Mark Mathews photo) summer engineering intern. “I’m mentoring a lot of different folks,” she said. “And as…

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