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

  • Groundbreaking research on inclined sleep products for infants by Erin Mannen, Ph.D., a baby biomechanics expert and mechanical engineer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was made public Wednesday as part of a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission investigation into their safety and related rulemaking. “Over the course of a year-long study,…

  • The Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine staff gathered Oct. 8 to problem solve and have fun to ensure that strong communication and coordination between them stays strong. The team building workshop brought together about 20 members who ordinarily are split up working in three different buildings across campus. The Organizational Development Division of UAMS Human…

  • Researcher Terry Harville, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has published a major study that for the first time links autism spectrum disorder to a specific genetic variation affecting the immune system. The study, published in the Frontiers of Psychiatry, found that a genetically inherited immune type HLA-Cw7 was present…

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