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Alan Tackett

Dr. Alan Tackett, director of the Arkansas Children's Research Institute's Center for Translational Pediatric Research
Government & Politics / Health Care

$11.5M Grant Supports Arkansas Children’s Research Institute’s Quest for New Therapies

Funds will be used to continue systems biology research that began five years ago. read more >
Thomas J. Kelly Jr. of the UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute in Little Rock
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Kelly Accepts Associate Role at Rockefeller Cancer Institute (Movers & Shakers)

Thomas J. Kelly Jr. has been named associate director for cancer research and training at the Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >
From left, Philip Massey and Edward Yeh
Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Research Alliance Adds 8 to Academy

Arkansas Research Alliance announced an expansion of its ARA Academy of Scholars and Fellows, welcoming two new ARA Scholars and six new ARA Fellows. read more >
Vince Xayasane, CFO of the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado.
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Xayasane Takes Over CFO Role at Medical Center of South Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

Vince Xayasane has been hired as the new chief financial officer for the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado. read more >

UAMS Researcher Gets $1.75M to Study New Melanoma Therapies

A cancer researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a five-year, $1.75 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to identify new tumor targets in the treatment of metastatic melanoma. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

UAMS Researchers Get $1.8M Grant

A team of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences research scientists recently was awarded a $1.8 million, five-year grant by the National Institute on Aging to investigate common pathways that contribute to the aging of various tissues. read more >
Health Care

NIH Gives Arkansas Children’s Research Institute $11.5M

The National Institutes of Health has awarded an $11.5 million grant to the Arkansas Children's Research Institute to develop a new center that will study how pediatric diseases develop and devise new treatments for children. read more >