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UAMS Adult Sickle Cell Clinic Changes Lives
Sept. 18, 2014 | In the nine months since it first opened, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) adult sickle cell clinic has become an invaluable resource for nearly 100 patients living with the disease, some of whom had few options beyond the emergency room prior to the clinic’s opening.
Reynolds Institute on Aging Hosts Geriatrics Conference
Sept. 18, 2014 | About 160 geriatrics professionals and educators recently gathered at UAMS to learn what’s new in caring for older patients during the 15th annual Geriatrics and Long-Term Care Update.

UAMS Translational Research Institute Awards $300,000 for Six Promising Pilot Research Studies
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute recently announced awards to six researchers totaling about $300,000 for pilot studies.

UAMS/UALR-Developed Clot Buster Device Helps in Stroke Treatment
LITTLE ROCK — A patent awarded to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) could soon help lead to a new treatment for ischemic stroke.

UAMS Research Grant Money Strong Despite Difficult Funding Environment
Sept. 17, 2014 | Research funding at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) remained strong during the last year, strengthening the state’s economy with the ability to innovate and grow new business.
UAMS 12th Street Health & Wellness Center to Host Women’s Fitness Event on Sept. 27
LITTLE ROCK — A women’s fitness event offering free health screenings and a fitness walk will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 27 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) 12th Street Health and Wellness Center at 4010 W. 12th St.
Delta Dental Foundation Awards $15,000 for Dental Equipment to UAMS 12th Street Wellness Center
Sept. 10, 2014 | A $15,000 grant presented today by the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to the student-led 12th Street Health and Wellness Center of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will fund equipment for expanding oral health screenings and services available to residents of the Little Rock neighborhood.
ROC Star Kids Enjoy Science, Food and Fun
Sept. 11, 2014 | A Saturday of fun and play may be commonplace for many kids. But for those who have been diagnosed with cancer, even the simple moments take on special meaning.

OBGYN Janet Cathey Joins UAMS
LITTLE ROCK —Janet Cathey, M.D., an obstetrician-gynecologist, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and will see patients at UAMS Women’s Clinic at Freeway Medical Tower.
Rahn, Bobbitt, Faculty, Med Students Take Ice Bucket Challenge
Sept. 5, 2014 | UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., and University of Arkansas System President Donald Bobbitt, Ph.D., received a cold reception along with warm applause and laughter Friday as they were drenched with a mix of ice and water while taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
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