Mitchell McGill, a researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, has become the first in Arkansas to be appointed to the Hepatotoxicity Working Group at the Critical Path Institute based in Tucson, Arizona.
C-Path is a nonprofit that has a partnership with the U.S Food & Drug Administration to help improve drug development by providing standards and tools to guide evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of new drugs before they reach the market.
Dr. Erika Petersen, a neurosurgeon and professor at UAMS, has had her results on the use of a spinal cord stimulation system for patients with refractory painful diabetic neuropathy published in JAMA Neurology.
Petersen’s study found that high-frequency spinal cord stimulation provided significant benefits to diabetic neuropathy patients who have suffered for years with symptoms that are resistant to other treatments.
Samuel Locke has been hired as director of annual giving at Lyon College in Batesville.
Locke has bachelor’s degrees in political science and secondary education from Indiana University, a master’s in public administration from the University of Wyoming and a master of divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis.
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