UAMS Research News

The 19th Showcase of Medical Discoveries-Health Services to be held on Sept. 20th will feature UAMS investigators discussing their research and discoveries in this important research area. The series’ ongoing goals include fostering communication and collaboration between investigators and increasing awareness of exciting research in Arkansas.


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.