Ingrid Safina will graduate UA Little Rock in December with a PhD in Applied Biosciences. Ingrid has been researching skin regeneration at the UA Little Rock Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences (CINS) investigated new ways to use nanoscale materials to regenerate skin.

Nanotechnology research in skin generation lands UA Little Rock grad job at Columbia University

Ingrid Safina, an applied biosciences doctoral student, will graduate in December with a Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, multiple published papers, and a job offer from Columbia University.

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NuShores CEO Sharon Ballard holds a piece of NuCress bone void filler scaffold. Photo by Ben Krain.

NuShores Biosciences receives $2.8 million contract for intelligent manufacturing automation of NuCress medical devices

NuShores Biosciences, a spin-off company of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received a three-year, $2.8 million contract from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a biomedical technology consortium associated with the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.

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Sen. John Boozman (left) visits with Chancellor Christina Drale, Dr. Alex Biris, and Dr. Brian Berry during a research visit at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock announces $750,000 grant for bone regeneration technology during Sen. Boozman’s visit to review research innovations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support the development of potentially life-saving bone regeneration technology during a Nov. 15 visit from Sen. John Boozman. The visit celebrated on-campus research initiatives that the senator championed for federal support.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces $750,000 grant for bone regeneration technology during Sen. Boozman’s visit to review research innovations”

Dr. Alexandru Biris is chief scientist and director of the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at UA Little Rock.

U.S. Department of Defense awards UA Little Rock $5.6 million grant to develop bone regeneration technology

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a $5.6 million grant to advance the NuCress™ scaffold, a groundbreaking bone regeneration technology. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Defense awards UA Little Rock $5.6 million grant to develop bone regeneration technology”

Faculty, staff, and students from UA Little Rock ride the Tour de Rock in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother

Nine employees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock rode nearly 550 miles in honor of a vice chancellor’s brother who is battling cancer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother”

Dr. Zeid Nima

UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level

An article written by University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers, students, and collaborators has been accepted for publication into “Nanoscale,” a peer-reviewed scientific journal, as well as included in the 2018 Nanoscale HOT Article Collection.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level”

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NuShores Biosciences receives $1.7 million grant to study bone regeneration technology

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock spin-off company, NuShores Biosciences, LLC, has received a $1.7 million grant to study how NuShores’ bone regeneration technology can be applied in craniofacial tissues.  Continue reading “NuShores Biosciences receives $1.7 million grant to study bone regeneration technology”