June 27, 2018

Research Paves Way for Novel Therapy to Treat Osteoporosis, Atherosclerosis

Elena Ambrogini, M.D., in a lab

A recent study by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) researchers shows that a type of blood protein we are all born with protects against osteoporosis, illuminating the potential for a novel approach to treatment. Elena Ambrogini, M.D., Ph.D. – an assistant professor in the Division of…


April 20, 2018

NIH Awards $11.3 Million to Establish Bone Research Center at UAMS

Group photo of CMDR researchers

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Professor Charles O’Brien, Ph.D., has been awarded $11.3 million in federal funds over 5 years to launch the Center For Musculoskeletal Disease Research. The Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant comes from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)….