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NIH Funds Interdisciplinary Team Pursuing Better Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis

Friday, February 15, 2019

An interdisciplinary research team led by Kyle Quinn and Shilpa Iyer has been awarded $395,112 to develop new tools to assess mitochondrial diseases.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Health Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences Biomedical Engineering

Program for Young Adults with Autism Shows Promise, New Professor Finds

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Jeanne Eicher, assistant professor in the new Department of Occupational Therapym continues groundbreaking work for young adults with autism and their future co-workers.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Using Genetics in Exercise Physiology Topic of Public Lecture

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

J. Timothy Lightfoot of Texas A&M University will discuss genetics in exercise physiology from 11:40 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Willard J. Walker Hall auditorium.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Health Lectures Science Health, Human Performance and Recreation

U of A Student Attends D.C. Conference on Neurofibromatosis

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Nick Lange, a student in the EMPOWER program, visited with U.S. Rep. Steve Womack about research that could help people who have neurofibromatosis and other tumor-based diseases.

College of Education and Health Professions Diversity and Inclusion Health Research & Innovation

Registration Deadline Feb. 15 for Science of Diet and Exercise Symposium

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Center for Human Nutrition Research Symposium on "The Science of Diet and Exercise" will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Events Food & Nutrition Health Lectures Food Science

Health Center Now Offers Psychiatric Care for Faculty and Staff

Thursday, February 07, 2019

University of Arkansas faculty and staff have seen their access to psychiatric care improved thanks to the health center's hire of Dr. Keith Berner.

Appointments Health Health Center

Spots Still Available for Health Center's Women's Self-Defense Class

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

This eight-week course begins Thursday, Feb. 7, and is held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. in the health center, room 2132. Register at the front desk of the Pat Walker Health Center.

Student Affairs Events Health Training Health Center

Health Center to Offer 8-Week Aikido Course

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The eight-week introductory course to Aikido, a holistic Japanese martial art style, will meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursdays starting Feb. 7. Register at the Pat Walker Health Center front desk.

Student Affairs Events Health Training Health Center

Research Could Lead to Treatments for Muscle Wasting in Cancer Patients

Monday, February 04, 2019

U of A researchers are studying factors that might cause the loss of skeletal muscle, which causes 20-40 percent of cancer-related deaths.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Blue Zones Project Designed To Improve Health In Northwest Arkansas

Monday, February 04, 2019

The U of A, Northwest Arkansas Council and other  local groups are teaming up to transform health and well-being for people in the region.  

Health Outreach
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