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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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    NIH Awards Five-Year, $24.2 Million Grant to UAMS Translational Research Institute

    July 8, 2019

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute announced July 3 it will receive five years of federal funding totaling $24.2 million to accelerate research that addresses Arkansas’ biggest health challenges. University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt, Ph.D., front left, and Jimmy Harris, front right, Little Rock field representative for U.S.,…

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    The Seven Traits of a Successful Translational Scientist

    June 20, 2019

    What makes a successful translational scientist? Members of Translation Together, an international partnership with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and other organizations collaborated to answer this question. Their work resulted in a vision of the ideal translational scientist that encompasses seven traits. Read more about what it means to be a translational…

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    The June TRIbune

    June 20, 2019

    June TRIbune In this month’s TRIbune we feature some exciting developments in implementation science. Geoffrey Curran, Ph.D., and Jeremy Thomas, Pharm.D., are leading newly funded efforts to address critical health care issues for rural residents. Implementation science is a relatively new field that aims to promote the uptake of evidence-based interventions into routine care. Curran,…

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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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