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September 5, 2017

James Y. Suen, M.D., Presented with the 2017 Dean’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

The 2017 Alumni Weekend held August 18-20 welcomed back more than 200 graduates from all colleges with a chance to reconnect, not only with classmates and friends, but their university as well. At the College of Medicine luncheon, Pope. L. Moseley, M.D., UAMS executive vice chancellor and dean of the College of Medicine thanked alumni…


August 23, 2017

Fourteen Faculty and Residents to Present at National Otolaryngology Conference

Fourteen faculty and residents with the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery will be presenting at the annual American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNSF) conference in Chicago, Illinois.  The meeting will be held Sunday, September 10 through Wednesday, September 13, 2017.  In its 121st year, the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting…


June 20, 2017

UAMS Researchers Kill Cancer Cells Using “Spaser” – World’s Smallest Laser

LITTLE ROCK — A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Vladimir Zharov, Ph.D., D.Sc., has demonstrated the ability to kill single cancer cells using the world’s smallest laser. At 22 nanometers in diameter, the laser — known as a spaser — is capable of detecting and killing single cancer cells…