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    UAMS Staff Recognized by International Group for Research Education Efforts

    October 19, 2018

    For a record seventh year in a row, the Arkansas chapter of the international Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) has been recognized for ensuring the highest quality research by providing the most continuing education hours of any chapter. The annual Chapter Chairperson Recognition Award was presented to Carrie Chiaro, M.P.H., C.C.R.P., from the UAMS…

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    ARresearch 'Kick-Starts' Digital Health Study Enrollment

    October 15, 2018

    A UAMS NIH-funded digital health study needed 128 participants with mild to moderate depression. Within 10 weeks, it had 103, well ahead of schedule, said Carolyn Greene, Ph.D., who is leading the study. TRI’s ARresearch registry of volunteers, she said, has provided about 20 participants. “That was a good way for us to kick-start this…

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    The October TRIbune Is Out!

    October 15, 2018

    In this month’s TRIbune we’re highlighting digital health research successes. For Tamara Perry, M.D., years of dedication developing an asthma application to help teens got a big shot in the arm with a $3.1 million NIH grant. Her app will be tested with 400 asthma patients over the next five years. Perry used data and…

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    TRI Open House 'Eye-Opening' for Researchers

    September 27, 2018

    Oleg Karaduta, M.D., visits the Office of Research Compliance booth at TRI's Open House. Oleg Karaduta, M.D., made the rounds at TRI’s recent Open House, loading his bag with information cards, brochures and flyers from the 26 research services being promoted. While many are relevant to his work, the Mock Study Section/Grant Review program really…

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    TRI Implementation Science Visiting Lecturer

    September 25, 2018

    Anne Sales, Ph.D., R.N., from the University of Michigan, will present "Frameworks to Strategies: Designing Implementation Interventions" on Thursday, Sept. 27, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Rahn Building, 8/240. She will discuss current issues in implementation science, including types and uses of implementation research frameworks, strategies, and interventions. She will discuss how these can be used in…

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    September TRIbune

    September 20, 2018

    In this issue of The TRIbune, we highlight the work of Dr. Prasad Padala, M.D., whose TRI pilot award helped him acquire a $1.1 million VA grant. Padala is conducting an exciting study using magnetic stimulation of the brain (rTMS) to help delay the onset of dementia. TRI Director Laura James, M.D., reminds researchers of…

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    Call for Pilot Awards to Address Opioid Addiction and Pain Management

    September 10, 2018

    Researchers are encouraged to apply for pilot study awards being offered for opioid addiction and pain management research. Funded by UAMS, one-year awards of $25,000 will be available for studies that can produce data to support applications for larger extramural awards. Letters of intent (LOI) are due Oct. 8, 2018, by noon. View the Letter of Intent…

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    UAMS Employees, It's Time to Nominate Your Community Partners!

    September 6, 2018

    UAMS faculty and staff, here's your chance to have UAMS recognize the work of your community partners! The Translational Research Institute (TRI) will host its sixth annual UAMS Community Partner Celebration on Nov. 16, 2018. This celebration recognizes the outstanding community partners that have helped make our various endeavors possible, whether it involves research, education…

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