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, substance abuse and behavioral problems to name a few. Researchers work with the American Heart/Stroke Associations, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Defense, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, and National Science Foundation, and other national/international agencies and foundations to better the health of Arkansans.

UAMS Research News

  • Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have found a potential link between PTSD in combat veterans and changes in thyroid function. Spyridoula Maraka, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Internal Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine and staff physician at…

  • Tresor Mukiza, a Ph.D. student at UAMS, received high honors for his first-author publication in the November issue of the journal Genetics. The editors selected the paper to be featured in a Highlight, and cover art for the article was displayed on the journal home page during the month of publication. “This is a notable…

  • Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D. — vice chancellor for research and innovation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) — has won the Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Award from the Society of Toxicology, an internationally recognized professional organization.

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