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September, 2019

New Doctors Joining UAMS

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Katy A. Marino, M.D., Joins UAMS as Thoracic Surgeon


Katy A. Marino, M.D., has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as a thoracic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery of the chest. Read More
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Hematologist Oncologist Akash Mukherjee, M.D., Joins UAMS


Fellowship-trained hematologist oncologist Akash Mukherjee, M.D., has joined the Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Read More
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Conquering Cancer: Kristi Dannelley

Not a lot of things scare Kristi Dannelley. But the word cancer did. She developed a mild case of melanoma but she's cancer-free today thanks to expert care at UAMS. Watch Video

What is the National Cancer Institute Designation?

Watch the video below to learn about what impact NCI Designation would have on Arkansas.
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Latest News and Events

UAMS Program Starting Sept. 10 Offers Support to Children of Cancer Patients
A group to help children ages 6-12 better cope with their parent’s cancer diagnosis is set to begin Sept. 10 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Free Skin Cancer Screening Offered at UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute on Sept. 14
People concerned about spots on their skin are invited to participate in a free skin cancer screening from 9 a.m. - noon Sept. 14 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Robert Eoff, Ph.D., Receives $1.2 Million Grant from National Science Foundation
Researcher Robert Eoff, Ph.D., has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue his work at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) on DNA damage, cell replication and its implications for diseases like dementia, ALS and cancer.

UAMS Scientist Awarded $764,000 NIH Grant For Highly Advanced Research Equipment
A grant of almost $764,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to purchase biomedical research equipment with new capabilities unavailable elsewhere in Arkansas.

UAMS Myeloma Researcher Awarded Nearly $543,000 from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Brian Walker, Ph.D., with the Myeloma Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a $542,486, three-year grant from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fellowship Program Gives Undergrads Glimpse Into Biomedical Research Careers
A rising college senior, Huddoy Walters’ sights are set on a career in biomedical research.
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