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August 21, 2019

Radiation Oncology Interest Group Lunch Talk

*The ROIG is hosting a Lunch Talk on Thursday, August 22nd from 12-1pm in Education 2 building Room G131A. We will be talking about the field of Radiation Oncology and discussing opportunities to get involved with research and shadowing. Lunch is provided!


Radiation Oncology Interest Group

The UAMS Radiation Oncology Interest Group is dedicated to fostering an interest in the exciting field of Radiation Oncology. Radiation Oncology is a small field that students have limited exposure to in the medical curriculum, and ROIG aims to bridge this gap. We connect interested students to key resources in the Radiation Oncology Department and…


June 21, 2019

UAMS-Developed Cytophone Detects Melanoma in Earliest Stages, Could Prevent Fatal Disease Spread

Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., Ds.C. (center) is pictured with collaborators (left to right) Laura Hutchins, M.D.; James Y. Suen, M.D.; Ekaterina I. Galanzha, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.; Eric Siegel, M.S.; Issam Makhoul, M.D.; Azemat Jamshidi-Parsian, M.S.; Mustafa Sarimollaoglu, Ph.D; and Aayire C. Yadem, M.S.

Radiation Oncology Senior Research Associate, Azemat “AJ” Jamshidi-Parsian, was a collaborator on research that has demonstrated the ability to detect and kill circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood using a noninvasive device called Cytophone that integrates a laser, ultrasound and phone technologies. Read more about the story from UAMS HERE


April 29, 2019

Resident Dr. Patel Scores in 98th Percentile

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Congratulations to our PGY-2 resident Mausam Patel, M.D., who scored in the top 98% in his In-Training Exam!  That is certainly an achievement to feel good about!


October 9, 2018

On the Forefront

Congratulations to Drs. Robert Griffin and José Peñagarícano of the Department of Radiation Oncology, who were among the national experts invited to speak at a recent workshop, co-hosted by the National Cancer Institute and the Radiosurgery Society, on innovative techniques for improving outcomes in locally advanced tumors. The Aug. 21 workshop at the NIH in…


June 5, 2018

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Radio Interview

UAMS in Little Rock is one of the leading cancer research institutions in the nation. Part of that research and service is in the area of Radiation Therapy. This program from KUAR brings three of the most important Oncologists discussing the scope of their field from the earlier decades to the present. Dr. Loverd Peacock,…