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Mike Owens, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology received a 4 year R01 grant from NIH/NIDA titled “Pharmacology and Therapy for MDPV and alpha-PVP Like Drugs of Abuse.”  Total recommended funding for all years, subject to fund availability and project progress is $2,419,611.

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UAMS research is key to scientific/medical innovation in Arkansas. Our basic and clinician scientists transcribe cutting-edge research findings into new identification, treatment, and prevention methods for cancer, infectious disease, imaging, substance abuse and behavioral problems to name a few.

Researchers work with the American Heart/Stroke Association, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, and National Science Foundation, along with other national/international agencies and foundations to better the health of Arkansans.