October 25, 2019

UAMS Researcher Pinpoints Immune System Cause for Autism Subtype

Terry Harville in a lab

By Amy Widner Researcher Terry Harville, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has published a major study that for the first time links autism spectrum disorder to a specific genetic variation affecting the immune system. The study, published in the Frontiers of Psychiatry, found that a genetically inherited immune type HLA-Cw7 was…

September 18, 2019

Dr. Garner featured on KARK

Jerad Gardner

One local doctor is using social media to help people suffering from rare diseases both locally and around the globe. Dr. Jerad Gardner is a dermatopathologist and bone/soft tissue sarcoma pathologist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock. He says his ways of research was once seen as a little…

September 5, 2019

AAMC Chooses UAMS’ Jennifer Hunt, M.D., as 2019 Emerging Leader

Jennifer Hunt

By Linda Haymes Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D., chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Services in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), has been chosen to receive the 2019 Emerging Leader Award from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Women in Medicine and Science…

August 23, 2019

New Faculty

Tina Ipe

Tina Ipe, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the Department of Pathology as an Associate Professor and Medical Director for the UAMS Blood Bank and Transfusion Division. Dr. Ipe received her medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed her residency in clinical pathology and fellowship in transfusion medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior…

August 2, 2019

Terry Harville, Ph.D., Featured in IG Living Magazine

Terry Harville

Terry Harville, Ph.D., was featured in IG Living magazine, a publication that brings together patients, advocates, and caregivers in the immune globulin (IG) community. Download the article to learn more.    

May 20, 2019

Jennifer Hunt, M.D., Chair of the Department of Pathology at UAMS, Selected for National Fellowship Program

Jennifer Hunt

By Linda Haymes Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D., chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Services at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is one of five physicians nationwide chosen for the Association of American Medical Colleges  (AAMC) Council of Deans Fellowship Program. The fellowship is offered to leaders in medicine who have…

February 6, 2019

UAMS Scientists Awarded Grants for Cancer Research

Seeds of Science recipients

Researchers at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute received a funding boost thanks to the efforts of two volunteer groups. One small grant award of $50,000 and three pilot awards of $15,000 each were presented to UAMS cancer researchers at a reception and research poster showcase hosted by the Envoys volunteer advocacy group Jan….

January 30, 2019

Dr. Laudadio Reappointed to American Board of Pathology Committees

Jennifer Laudadio

Dr. Jennifer Laudadio, an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, has been reappointed to two Test Development and Advisory Committees (TDACs) for the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Laudadio has served on the TDAC for Molecular Genetic Pathology since 2015 and on the Clinical Pathology CertLink TDAC since 2017. Reappointments are made annually for…

December 21, 2018

New Faculty

Bobby Boyanton

Bobby Boyanton Jr., M.D., has joined the Department of Pathology as Professor and Section Chief of Pathology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. He previously was a Professor of Pathology at the William Beaumont College of Medicine of Oakland University in Michigan, where he led the clinical microbiology and molecular pathology laboratories and served as Associate Residency…

October 31, 2018

Pathology Powerhouses

Jennifer Laudadio

Congratulations to Drs. Jerad Gardner and Jennifer Laudadio, Associate Professors in the Department of Pathology, who received honors at the annual meeting of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in Chicago on Oct. 21. Dr. Laudadio was presented the Pathology Advancement Award for her national work in pathology education, extensive service to CAP and other…

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