UA Little Rock researcher studies how nanomaterials can speed healing in bone wounds

Dr. Shawn Bourdo, research assistant professor at the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received an $85,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study how certain nanomaterials may enhance healing in bone wounds. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher studies how nanomaterials can speed healing in bone wounds”

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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”

Nathan Taylor, Sylvia Szwedo, Kassandra Castrillo, Paloma Salazar, Lora Heath, and Dr. Jim Winter​. Not shown: Courtney Curry, Jaylen Gregory, and Kristen Gregory

Science Scholars present research at state conference

Eight students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently presented their research at the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference in Fayetteville on Oct. 27-28, 2017. Continue reading “Science Scholars present research at state conference”

Dr. Darin Jones stands in front of a projected image of the crystal structure of the enzyme he is studying to develop an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock professor researches enhanced cancer therapy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is making strides toward developing an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor researches enhanced cancer therapy”

State small business center holds webinars for life-science researchers and entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a series of live webinars designed to help life-sciences researchers and entrepreneurs interested in technology commercialization. 
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