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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    TRI Employee Spotlight - David Avery

    March 4, 2019

    What is your role at TRI? Senior Director of Clinical Research Operations.  I work with all components of our clinical trial unit to help coordinate their efforts and make sure we are all working in the same direction. What do you like best about your job? Clinical trials involve complex regulatory, administrative, and logistical challenges…

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    The February TRIbune Newsletter

    February 24, 2019

    This month's TRIbune newsletter highlights exciting developments with the TRI-supported Arkansas Clinical Data Repository (AR-CDR) team, led by Ahmad Baghal, M.D. This talented team is making UAMS clinical data, as well as data from other institutions, more accessible to researchers. Read The TRIbune.

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    TRI Helps Busy Neurosurgeon Lead Multiple Studies

    February 7, 2019

    Erika Petersen, M.D., saw the outlines of her career when she was just 16. As a participant in a summer research program at Duke Cancer Institute, she gained insights beyond the lab work. “As part of the program, I got to stand beside an anesthesiologist and watch open-heart surgery,” she said. “That was the moment…

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    Promise Garden Project Earns Unity Award for TRI, CAVHS

    January 28, 2019

    The Translational Research Institute (TRI) was named winner of the Unity Award during the UAMS 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, sponsored by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs. Representatives from TRI, CAVHS and Order of the Eastern Stars, Tariq Chapter #6 presented the donations at a recent visit to the Promise Garden.…

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    UAMS Opioid/Pain Pilot Awardees Named

    December 19, 2018

    Six UAMS faculty have received pilot awards in opioid addiction and pain research. The one-year awards of up to $25,000 each were made possible through the UAMS Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and are being administered by the UAMS Translational Research Institute. The pilot projects will provide important preliminary data for these research teams…

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    First UAMS Digital Health Conference a Hit for Researchers, Providers

    December 10, 2018

    Nearly everyone in the audience raised their hand when Curtis Lowery, M.D., asked if they used their smartphones for banking or making purchases. In welcoming UAMS’ first Digital Health Carolyn Greene, Ph.D., asks a question during the conference Conference on Nov. 30, he told the 80-plus attendees the health care industry has been frustratingly slower…

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