Technology accelerating knowledge to improve human health.

A department within the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Biomedical Informatics is led by Dr. Fred Prior, Professor and Chair. We develop computational tools to assess and manage medical and public health information. We serve as the campus  leader for such projects.

Located on the 4th floor of Jack T. Stephens Spine Institute, our staff is available for consultation. Call 501-603-1766 to schedule an appointment.

  • Dr. Fred Prior, DBMI Chair, to speak at European Cancer Summit 2020October 16, 2020

    The upcoming European Cancer Summit 2020 — scheduled on 18 & 19 November, 2020 — will feature leading oncology speakers, among whom will be Dr. Fred Prior, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). To register and for more information, visit: https://www.europeancancer.org/summit 

  • UAMS granted $894,704 toward Computer Automated Cancer Recognition projectJuly 6, 2020

    Cancer project gets grant of $894,704 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences received a four-year, $894,704 grant as part of a project to teach computers to recognize cancer. The project will use machine learning to help computers identify cancer, see if the disease is responding to treatment and note changes to genetic patterns. The initiative…

  • UAMS to aid $20 million statewide effort to build on data science strengthsJuly 6, 2020

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News Release) — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received $1.9 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help the state establish a cyberinfrastructure platform that will improve on Arkansas’ existing data science strengths and competitiveness. ... UAMS’ role has two parts. One is development of the Coordinated Data…