UAMS Research News

Daohong Zhou, M.D., received a $1.8 million grant for his research on a therapy to prevent and possibly reverse a lung disease found in patients who undergo radiation therapy for cancer. Professor Zhou is deputy director, div. of radiation health in the college of pharmacy and assoc. director for basic research in the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. 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.