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  • The Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium Conference AR-BIC 2017

    • 04.11.2017
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    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 14 is Bioinformatics Discovery Day at UALR

    • 04.10.2017
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    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 […]

  • UAMS Chancellor’s Circle Awards Grants to 12 Programs

    • 03.21.2017
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    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 […]

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

    • 02.24.2017
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    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.

  • Showcase Highlights Power of Biomedical Informatics

    • 10.3.2016
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    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 […]

  • UAMS Becomes Home to Cancer Imaging Archive for NCI

    • 12.4.2015
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    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 […]

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

    • 10.25.2015
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    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. […]