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November 8, 2017

Need an app for research?

The Department of Biomedical Informatics, the UAMS TRI and BioVentures, LLC is hosting an event next week to introduce clinicians and researchers to the resources we have on campus that are available to develop mobile and wearable technologies/apps. Come to the event, hear some quick presentations and talk to developers and potential collaborators about your…


November 6, 2017

Department of Biomedical Informatics at AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium

The Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) presented its expanded graduate educational offerings in Biomedical Informatics. The expanded program includes a graduate certificate, as well as Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees across four tracks: Translational Bioinformatics Imaging Informatics Clinical Informatics Clinical Research Informatics Drs. Meredith…


April 11, 2017

The Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium Conference AR-BIC 2017

2017 Meeting Theme: Microbiome and Biomedical Informatics We Are an Arkansas Collaborative Community in Bioinformatics Research AR-BIC Third Annual Conference – April 24-25, 2017 at the Embassy Suites, Little Rock, AR Conference organized by: Arkansas Research Alliance, National Center for Toxicological Research and the Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium For more information, go to: http://www.arkansasbioinformatics.org/


April 10, 2017

April 14 is Bioinformatics Discovery Day at UALR

Thanks to support from the Arkansas IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Grant (NIGMS (P20 GM103429) at NIH), UALR is pleased to host its first ever UALR Bioinformatics Discovery Day on April 14, 2017 at the Donaghey Student Center on the UA Little Rock Campus. Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary science that combines life sciences, computer/information…


March 21, 2017

UAMS Chancellor’s Circle Awards Grants to 12 Programs

Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., awarded 12 UAMS programs a total of $360,000 at the annual Chancellor’s Circle Grant Awards ceremony and reception March 9. This year’s awards again set a record for the most funds distributed, said Rahn. Each of the 12 programs received a $30,000 grant. Members of the Chancellor’s Circle provide roughly $400,000…


February 24, 2017

David W. Ussery, Ph.D., Invested in Inaugural Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance Endowed Chair in Bioinformatics

David W. Ussery, Ph.D., director of the Arkansas Center for Genomic and Epidemiology and Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), was invested Feb. 21 as the inaugural recipient of the Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair in Biomedical Informatics.


October 3, 2016

Showcase Highlights Power of Biomedical Informatics

Researchers from all disciplines can put the power of biomedical informatics to work for them, and the results of that collaborative spirit were on display at a recent reception at UAMS. Fourteen research projects were featured at the Showcase of Medical Discoveries: Biomedical Informatics Research, held Sept. 21 at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer…


December 4, 2015

UAMS Becomes Home to Cancer Imaging Archive for NCI

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has become home to The Cancer Imaging Archive of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) with the transfer to UAMS of more than 40 terabytes of data from the archive’s former home at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior on his computer monitor displays images from The Cancer…


October 25, 2015

Fred Prior, Ph.D, named inaugural chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics

LITTLE ROCK — Fred Prior, Ph.D, has been named the inaugural chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine, effective Oct. 1. The newly established department develops computational tools to assess and manage medical and public health information for patient care and research programs….