UAMS Research News

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.


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.