March 26, 2021

Four UAMS Cancer Institute Scientists Receive Research Grants

By Susan Van Dusen March 24, 2021 | Four researchers at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute received a funding boost thanks to newly awarded $50,000 grants, which were announced in a virtual ceremony March 11. Presented annually since 2009, the Seeds of Science pilot grant awards assist cancer researchers in collecting data and developing projects that…


March 19, 2021

UAMS’ Justin Leung, Ph.D., Receives $1.47 million Grant from National Cancer Institute to Study DNA Damage Regulation

By Linda Haymes March 18, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — A five-year, $1.47 million National Cancer Institute grant has been awarded to researcher Justin Leung, Ph.D., at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to study DNA repair. Leung’s project is a collaboration with Robert Eoff, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and…


February 9, 2021

UAMS’s Justin Leung, Ph.D., Receives $792,000 American Cancer Society Grant to Study DNA Repair Mechanisms

By Spencer Watson Feb. 9, 2021 | LITTLE ROCK — A four-year, $792,000 American Cancer Society Research Scholar grant has been awarded to researcher Justin Leung, Ph.D., at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to study DNA repair mechanisms. “Understanding the molecular processes of DNA repair can help both better diagnose cancer and to…


February 2, 2021

Four UAMS Researchers Receive Inaugural Provost’s Innovator Awards

Jan. 29, 2021 | By David Robinson The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today announced four UAMS faculty as recipients of the inaugural Provost’s Innovator Awards. Established by the Office of the Provost and the Division of Research and Innovation, the grants of $25,000 each support groundbreaking, innovative, high-impact projects that are likely to establish new clinical…


January 11, 2021

RRS GRID, Lattice, FLAS and Microbeam working Group published a FOCUS issue in Radiation Research, the official journal of the Radiation Research Society (RRS).

RRS GRID, Lattice, FLAS and Microbeam working Group published a FOCUS issue in Radiation Research, the official journal of the Radiation Research Society (RRS). Dr. Robert Griffin, Chairperson of Biology for the working group was a guest editor and has a special introduction in the latest issue of the Radiation Research Journal. This journal is…


December 9, 2020

Radiation Oncologist Richard Crownover, M.D., Ph.D., Joins UAMS

By Susan Van Dusen Dec. 9, 2020 | Radiation oncologist Richard Crownover, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He sees patients in the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center and specializes in the treatment of gynecological cancers, breast cancer and sarcoma. Board-certified in therapeutic radiology by the American Board of Radiology, Crownover…


August 13, 2020

ASTRO announces 2020 elections results

Congratulations to the following newly elected members of ASTRO’s Board of Directors: President-elect Geraldine Jacobson, M.D., MBA, MPH, FASTRO, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia; Clinical Affairs and Quality Council Vice-chair Eric Ford, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle; Education Council Vice-chair Beth Erickson, M.D., FASTRO, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Government Relations…


July 29, 2020

UAMS Radiation Oncology Residency Program Receives Full 10-Year Accreditation

Radiation Oncology residents

By Amy Widner The Radiation Oncology Residency program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received full 10-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. When efforts to launch the program began in 2017, there was no residency training for radiation oncology in the state, and Arkansas was one of the…


June 19, 2020

Global Insights

Arpan Prabhu

Dr. Arpan Prabhu, a Radiation Oncology resident, was interviewed in an article published in Medscape en Español that discusses the growing online presence of physicians, as well as patient reviews, around the world. The article, translated as “Can the opinions of patients on the internet be worth more than professional merits?” highlighted Dr. Prabhu’s previously…


Findings on DNA Damage Repair Published by UAMS Cancer Researcher

View Larger Image A UAMS research team led by Justin Leung, Ph.D., (pictured front) was published in the journal Nature Communications. Co-authors of the study are Jessica Kelliher, B.S., (left) and Kirk West, Ph.D. Findings on DNA Damage Repair Published by UAMS Cancer Researcher By Susan Van Dusen June 3, 2020 | LITTLE ROCK — A…


Next page