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BioVentures and The Venture Center Partner to Support Health Tech Entrepreneurs

The year-long program will accept 25 participants annually, providing a range of services to early-stage companies with the potential to influence markets both locally and globally. read more >
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UAMS BioVentures Gets $3M for Health Tech Program

BioVentures LLC gets a nearly $3 million grant to support entrepreneurs from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds. read more >
BioVentures President Dr. Kevin Sexton
Health Care

UAMS Project Aims Close Gaps in Trauma Patient Outcomes

Researchers will examine 40 organizational features that are likely to influence patient mortality, length of stay and major complications. read more >
Chad Bradford
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Chad Bradford To Lead Theatre At UCA (Movers & Shakers)

recently served as associate artistic director and founding company member at Shake on the Lake Theatre Company of New York. read more >
Health Care

Eric Peterson Named Executive VP of BioVentures

He'll oversee technology development in collaboration and partnership with the University of Arkansas. read more >
Amy LeSieur, Dr. Jeffrey Kellar and Dr. Ronald Mullis with Washington Regional Medical System
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Washington Regional Adds 4 (Movers & Shakers)

Amy LeSieur has been hired as vice president of ancillary services at Washington Regional Medical System of Fayetteville. read more >
BioVentures President Dr. Kevin Sexton
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UAMS Picks Dr. Kevin Sexton to Lead BioVentures

He's a surgeon with expertise in informatics and software. read more >
Two examples of bone filler made by NuShores Biosciences and awaiting FDA approval.
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Little Rock Startup Gets Support for Bone FillerLock Icon

NuShores Biosciences LLC will use some of the $1.1 million it raised selling shares of the company to conduct more studies on its product in order to get approval from the FDA. read more >
Nancy Gray is president of BioVentures, which based at UAMS.
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UAMS’ BioVentures Goes NonprofitLock Icon

BioVentures converted to a nonprofit last year to become more competitive with private companies and other universities commercializing new technology. read more >
Dr. Nancy Gray is the head of UAMS BioVentures, which does technology licensing and is an incubator for start-up companies that do medical research.
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BioVentures Boot Camp Wins National Recognition

The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp run by BioVentures recently won a national award, the second-place Innovations Research & Research Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. read more >
Jong Lee, president, CEO and co-founder of Day Zero Diagnostics of Boston, gives a brief presentation about his company at Monday's launch of the inaugural Health InnovatAR accelerator. 
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Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures announced six startups that have been selected to participate in the first Health InnovatAR health care accelerator. read more >
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UCA Hosts Boot Camp For Entrepreneurial Students

The University of Central Arkansas, the Conductor and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ BioVentures have teamed up this week to host a Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp that ends Friday with a demo day and award presentation. read more >
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UAMS Startup Receives $14.5M to Help Drug Users Break Addiction

InterveXion Therapeutics LLC, a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures startup company, has received two federal grants totaling $14.5 million for development of drug therapies that can help methamphetamine drug abusers break their addiction. read more >