September 11, 2017

Evolutionary biology of high-risk multiple myeloma

What is Myeloma?

September 6, 2017

UAMS Myeloma Institute Welcomes Patient Power to Little Rock Campus for Free Educational Event on the Rare Blood Cancer

UAMS Myeloma Institue

For the second year in a row, the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is proud to partner with Patient Power for a multiple myeloma town meeting the morning of  Saturday, Sept. 9 in Little Rock, Ark. All aspects of myeloma will be covered in an easy-to-follow “talk-show style” format during…


August 30, 2017

Don’t Fear the Gear

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Well, my training has not been going as well as I had hoped.  I know. I know.  But, to tell you the truth, I am a little worried about the distance and what it will do to my body. I am old. I cycled the 30-mile loop around Scott on the weekend, which is beautiful…


August 18, 2017

Haematological cancer: Where are we now with the treatment of multiple myeloma?

What is multiple myeloma?

Altmetric: 5More detail Article | OPEN Spatial genomic heterogeneity in multiple myeloma revealed by multi-region sequencing


August 11, 2017

Trails and Tribulations

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August 4, 2017

Subaru and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Blanket Myeloma Institute with Love

Subaru of Little Rock and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society brought blankets to be given to patients for comfort.

Aug. 4, 2017 | Patients of the UAMS Myeloma Institute will soon be wrapped in additional care and comfort, thanks to the Subaru Loves to Care initiative launched last year by the vehicle manufacturer in partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. As part of the nationwide initiative, employees from the Subaru of Little Rock dealership and…


July 27, 2017

From the Director

Gareth Morgan, M.D., Ph.D

Dear Readers, Quality of life for patients is a top priority at the Myeloma Institute.  Our team is committed to providing a comprehensive, holistic experience, including effective disease management and emotional support for patients, family members and caregivers. We believe that patients should be able to live their lives as fully as possible with minimal…


Bone Disease in Myeloma

Donghoon Yoon, Ph.D., in his lab where his focus is on the factors and mechanisms of bone metabolism in myeloma

Donghoon Yoon, Ph.D., in his lab where his focus is on the factors and mechanisms of bone metabolism in myeloma Bone disease is a hallmark of myeloma, affecting up to 90 percent of patients. An unexplained fracture or bone pain can be the first sign that something is not right and often leads patients to…


Bone Remodeling Clinical Trial Assessment

Carolina Schinke, M.D., assistant professor, conducts research that leads to development of new clinical trials.

Carolina Schinke, M.D., assistant professor, conducts research that leads to development of new clinical trials. Bone disease is a major issue for the majority of multiple myeloma patients.  Lytic lesions, fractures and collapse of vertebra in the spine — primary causes of pain and debilitation — can significantly compromise quality of life. Clinical treatment for…



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