News Archive


KL2 Scholar Award Applications Due Oct. 1

July 14, 2015

The application deadline has been extended to Oct. 1 for the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards. Benefits of the two-year program for early career researchers include: Up to
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Applications Invited for Inter-Institutional Research Pilot Awards, Due Sept. 1

July 7, 2015

The Western States Consortium, which includes the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) and three other institutions, is inviting pilot award applications for collaborative studies among the institutions. In addition to TRI, the consortium members are the
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UAMS Research Support Group Wins International Award Fourth Consecutive Year

June 29, 2015

Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., C.C.R.P., C.C.R.A., C.C.R.C., at the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI), and Lyndsey Avery, C.C.R.P., R.A.C., in the UAMS Office of Research Regulatory Affairs (ORRA), are the recipients of the international Society
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TRI Awards $350,000 for Seven Pilot Research Studies

June 24, 2015

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has approved research pilot study awards for seven researchers totaling about $350,000. The annual awards of about $50,000 each are made to studies with the strongest likelihood of leading to
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Survey Shows Strength of TRI’s Research Services

June 23, 2015

In its mission to ensure that it provides high quality and diverse translational research services, the Translational Research Institute (TRI) recently conducted a survey of researchers and staff that revealed a high level of satisfaction
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TRI, ORC Help UAMS Certified Research Specialist Numbers Grow Nearly 60 Percent

June 10, 2015

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI), in partnership with the UAMS Office of Research Compliance (ORC), recently helped increase participation in UAMS’ Certified Research Specialist (CRS) Program from 100 to 170 employees, thanks to a
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PCORI Award Features New Face of Research

May 27, 2015

Melisa Laelan chuckled about her reaction to the first major study of a diabetes intervention tailored to her community of Marshall Islanders in northwest Arkansas. “I was so excited I was literally jumping because this
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TRI KL2 Scholar’s Findings Reported in Pediatric News

May 21, 2015

Recent findings by UAMS’ Anthony Goudie, Ph.D., a graduate of the Translational Research Institute’s (TRI) KL2 Mentored Career Development Program, were reported in Pediatric News, a publication that reaches nearly 55,000 pediatricians nationwide.  In the
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May TRIbune Newsletter

May 20, 2015

Check out the latest TRI news in the May TRIbune. This issue features exciting new evidence-based research mentor training at UAMS, a profile of a community co-investigator, and the latest TRI-cited publications.


“Increasing Health Care Diversity from Pipeline to Professional”

May 6, 2015

Community-Campus Partnership Conference to Address Health Disparities For Educators, Students, Stakeholders, Health Care Workers, Community Leaders, and Researchers Friday May 29 2015 8:45AM -3:30PM Dodd Wilson Education Building Please visit http://www.nursing.uams.edu for more information and
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NIH/NCATS Webinar

May 5, 2015

Please join us for a webinar on the SBIR/STTR program at NIH/NCATS. May 13, 2015 1:00PM – 2:30PM EST Webinar Link: Here Dial In: 1-877-668-4493 (Passcode: 628 575 898) Download PDF


Inaugural Mentor Training Program Gets High Marks from UAMS Faculty

April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 | Mentoring may come with the job for research faculty, but formal, evidence-based mentor training has been scarce. The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is working to change that. TRI recently sponsored UAMS’ first
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