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Faces of UAMS: Brian Walker, Ph.D.

Brian Walker is the director of research for the UAMS Myeloma Institute. March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, and Walker discusses what that special focus on myeloma means, his research and how the UAMS Myeloma Institute’s world-leading status for the research and treatment of it drew him to accept his position here more than a [...]

March 21st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Understanding Multiple Myeloma: Dr. Faith Davis from UAMS

March 21st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Dr. Frits Van Rhee with UAMS joins Fox 16 Good Day

Dr. Frits Van Rhee with UAMS joins Fox 16 Good Day to tell us more about multiple myeloma and how it's treated. Watch video below: http://www.fox16.com/klrt-good-day/myeloma-awareness-month/667936670  

March 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

U.S. Ambassador Chooses UAMS Myeloma Institute

March 2, 2017 | Ambassador Ruth A. Davis traveled the world as a U.S. diplomat during her 40 years with the U.S. Foreign Service. But when she learned she had a relapse of multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells in the blood, she headed to Arkansas and the UAMS Myeloma Institute. “I’ve often had [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Featured, Medical News, News, Uncategorized|

March 2017 DAISY Award

Melissa Thomas, RN III – The Myeloma Institute Congratulations to Melissa Thomas, RN III for being selected as the DAISY Award recipient for the month of March! Melissa works in The Myeloma Institute and was nominated by a co-worker who was also a patient.  The nomination below reflects how Melissa impacted her life in a [...]

March 1st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Myeloma Patients Fare Better When Treated at Experienced Facilities

Feb. 9, 2017 | The UAMS Myeloma Institute, an international leader in myeloma research and clinical care since 1989, sees more myeloma patients than just about any other center in the world. The institute’s specialists treat myeloma day in and day out.  That is a distinct advantage for patients.  And, recent research indicating that patients [...]

February 10th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

His Doctors Were Stumped. Then He Took Over.

February 8th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Young Jewelry Designer Supports Myeloma Research

Photo by Christer Berg / Bailey McNeill's raw crystal necklaces and bracelets bring joy to the wearer while also supporting myeloma research. McNeill donates half of her proceeds to the Myeloma Institute to help further development of curative therapies. Feb. 10, 2017 | Bailey McNeill of Raleigh, North Carolina, is a UAMS Myeloma Institute rock [...]

February 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|