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UAMS' BioVentures Goes Nonprofit This article is available only in print.

UAMS' BioVentures Goes Nonprofit
Nancy Gray is president of BioVentures, which based at UAMS.

BioVentures converted to a nonprofit last year to become more competitive with private companies and other universities commercializing new technology.
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UAMS Hopes Myeloma Audit Cuts to the Bone This article is available only in print.

The audit of the Myeloma Institute should be able to determine if there's any money unaccounted for in the cancer program. The accounting is expected to be final after January.
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CARTI Sees Improvement In Finances

Adam Head, CARTI's president and CEO said the Little Rock cancer treatment center's financial improvement for the fiscal year that ended June 30 should be defined as a “transformation."
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UAMS Promotes Pearl McElfish to Vice Chancellor

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Larry Wright Takes New Role at UAMS in Fayetteville (Movers & Shakers)

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New Hospital An Upgrade to Crittenden County Health Care

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UAMS Awarded $3.29M to Reduce Obesity Rates

The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock has received a $3.29 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for a five-year project to reduce obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition in Arkansas, especially in the Delta. read more >

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Health Care on Sidelines in Arkansas 2nd District Debate

Attempts to scrap the federal health care law have been the focus of Democrats' efforts to flip a congressional seat in solidly red Arkansas, but the issue was sidelined in the only debate between Rep. French Hill and challenger Clarke Tucker. read more >

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