October 10, 2017

UAMS Study Identifies One Reason Myeloma Patients Respond Differently to Treatment

Niels Weinhold, Ph.D., (left) and Leo Rasche, M.D., researchers with the UAMS Myeloma Institute, leading a team in a study of 51 myeloma patients, have discovered patients respond differently to treatment because cancer cells can vary depending on their location. The team’s findings, which underscore the need to explore more than the standard biopsy site of the upper, outer edge of the pelvis, were recently published in an article in Nature Communications.

Oct. 10, 2017 | Researchers with the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have identified one reason myeloma patients respond differently to treatment — the cancer cells can vary in type and intensity depending on where in the bone marrow they are located. The team headed by Leo Rasche, M.D., and Niels Weinhold, Ph.D.,…

October 9, 2017

Myeloma Patient’s Loved Ones Roll ‘Ride for Research’ in Her Honor

Myeloma patient Carolyn Barber (center) with family members who participated in the Myeloma Institute’s “Ride for Research” in her honor: (from left) Bobby “Eddie” Bryan, Miranda Bryan, Renee Crawford, Pam Wilson, Hank Wilson, Casey Wilson and Sandra Bryan.

Oct. 6, 2017 | Carolyn Barber, of El Dorado, waited as six of her loved ones – ­two daughters, a son, two granddaughters and a great-grandson – each rode 10 miles in the recent UAMS Myeloma Institute’s inaugural Ride for Research across central Arkansas in honor of the 75-year-old’s battle against myeloma. “It was wonderful,” said…

October 5, 2017

UAMS Myeloma Institute Team Goes the Distance to Fight Cancer

The UAMS Myeloma Institute’s “Ride for Research” team participated in the Big Dam Bridge 100 on Sept. 23 to raise awareness of myeloma and $75,000 for research.

Oct. 5, 2017 | Ritchie Brown of Little Rock has had two stem-cell transplants since December 2016. But you certainly couldn’t tell it Sept. 23 as he rode his bicycle 50 miles to raise awareness of multiple myeloma, the cancer he has been fighting with the help of the UAMS Myeloma Institute. Brown, who is…