LITTLE ROCK - A five-year grant of more than $1.86 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will fund research aimed at reducing long-term neurological damage caused by a common cancer treatment regimen.
LITTLE ROCK - The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the first and only hospital in Arkansas approved to provide a revolutionary new therapy for certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy uses new technology to genetically modify a patient's own T cells, enabling them to seek and destroy cancer cells.
Biomedical research does not exist in a vacuum. To succeed, scientists must work together by combining resources and ideas in new and innovative ways. Many times, these collaborations exist across institutions, where combined strengths provide the perfect combination of skills necessary to undertake complex projects successfully.
Butch King counts his blessings every day. First, there's his growing family, with wife Debbie, their four children, 12 grandkids and soon-to-be seven great-grandkids. Then, there's his role as a deacon in the Catholic Church and a passel of friends in the faith. Not mention his lifetime of civil service...
Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beaches of Bali, this 29-year-old professional blogger spends more than 300 days a year documenting her travels to vacation destinations around the world.
Anna Thompson of Maumelle first noticed there was a problem in the summer of 2004.
It was 20 years ago this month when I first hesitantly rolled out a mat and settled into the unfamiliar position known as downward facing dog. A resting pose, the instructor called it. Yea, right, I thought.
As I write this, we are about four months away from arriving at The Most Magical Place on Earth. For the uninitiated, that's a little vacation spot in Florida known as Walt Disney World. As you read this, we are either closer to that date or we've already gone, come back, and are planning our next trip.
The first time Jackson came to our house, he got in trouble. The precocious toddler was always making mischief of one kind of another. Luckily, 3-year-old Betsy was willing to rein him in when his antics got out of hand.