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October 23, 2017

Brendan C. Stack, Jr., M.D., spearheads transatlantic collaboration with British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons.

Brendan C. Stack, Jr., M.D.

Brendan C. Stack, Jr., M.D., professor with the UAMS Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, shepherded a seminal position paper to completion in a first-ever combined transatlantic effort with the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons. This comprehensive state-of-the-art update on the management of patients suffering from persistent hyperparathyroidism provides useful guidelines…


October 17, 2017

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Cleft Lip and Palate Team selected for the 2017 Champions for Children Award.

Group picture of Cleft Lip and Palate Team

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Cleft Lip and Palate Team led by Larry Hartzell, M.D., was selected for the 2017 Champions for Children Award. The award was presented to the team on October 6. Recipients of the award exemplify Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s (ACH) values and personality. They must have a record of exceptional performance and devotion to…


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…