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Professor Mark Smeltzer, Ph.D., was awarded $11 million in Phase II NIH funding for the UAMS Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Responses that encompasses microbiology and immunology research. More here.

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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.