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    The May TRIbune Is Here!

    May 21, 2019

    This month’s TRIbune features UAMS’ contributions to solving a complex research problem that affects all federally funded multisite clinical trials. The team led by Meredith Zozus, Ph.D., in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, is part of a multi-site effort that includes Duke and Vanderbilt universities. It is funded by a $1.88 million National Center for…

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    Community Scientist Academy Graduates First High School Class

    April 30, 2019

    Shanell Young, a senior at Little Rock Parkview, wasn’t sure what to expect during the spring 2019 UAMS Translational Research Institute Community Scientist Academy. After receiving her Shannell Young said the Community Scientist Academy taught her that research isn't just googling. graduation certificate at a UAMS ceremony, she went to the lectern to share her…

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    PCORI Funds Multistate Transgender Project Led by UAMS Researchers

    April 29, 2019

    The national Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is supporting a unique multistate project that builds on its previously funded work in Arkansas to address health care (L-R) Kate Stewart, M.D., M.P.H., meets with KrystopherStephens and Alex Marshall, Ph.D., M.P.H. discrimination for transgender/nonbinary individuals – those whose gender identity differs from the sex they were…

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    TRIbune Newsletter Celebrates ARresearch 3-Year Anniversary

    April 29, 2019

    This month’s TRIbune newsletter celebrates TRI's three-year anniversary of ARresearch with a spotlight on Keith Bush, Ph.D., a UAMS researcher who extols the benefits of the ARresearch Keith Bush, Ph.D., is ahead of his participant enrollment goals for two studies thanks to the ARresearch volunteer registry. registry. He is also conducting potentially groundbreaking research using…

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    Pilot Awards to Address Health Challenges of Rural and Underrepresented Populations 

    April 7, 2019

    The UAMS Office of Vice Chancellor (Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D.) for Research and UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) are pleased to invite applications for a special pilot grant targeting the health challenges of rural and underrepresented populations. The purpose of this pilot grant opportunity is for faculty members to form new teams to generate data necessary to submit competitive…

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    The TRIbune Features UAMS Neurosurgeons' Research

    March 25, 2019

    The latest TRIbune features the research of neurosurgeons J.D. Day, M.D., and Thomas W. Morris III. The co-principal investigators hope to help determine if a relatively new surgical procedure is better than standard medical management in certain cases of intracerebral hemorrhage. We also highlight the work of our Community Engagement program and its Community Scientist…

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    TRI Now Accepting Applications for KL2 Scholar Awards

    March 18, 2019

    Junior faculty, here’s your chance to jump-start your careers! The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is now accepting applications for its KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards. Letters of Intent are due April 29, 2019. Applications are due June 10, 2019. Benefits of the two-year program: 75 percent salary support (up to $95,000 per year)…

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    Apply Now for UAMS Commercialization Course - Deadline Extended to March 22

    March 5, 2019

    The application deadline for the second annual UAMS fastPACE Course has been extended to Friday, March 22. The 4-week biomedical commercialization course is designed for busy researchers and clinicians with an early stage project. It begins March 29. The course was developed by FastForward Medical Innovations at the University of Michigan and is modeled after the successful National…

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