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NIH Funds Interdisciplinary Team Pursuing Better Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis
An interdisciplinary research team led by Kyle Quinn and Shilpa Iyer has been awarded $395,112 to develop new tools to assess mitochondrial diseases.
Program for Young Adults with Autism Shows Promise, New Professor Finds
Jeanne Eicher, assistant professor in the new Department of Occupational Therapym continues groundbreaking work for young adults with autism and their future co-workers.
Using Genetics in Exercise Physiology Topic of Public Lecture
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.
U of A Student Attends D.C. Conference on Neurofibromatosis
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.
Registration Deadline Feb. 15 for Science of Diet and Exercise Symposium
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.
Health Center Now Offers Psychiatric Care for Faculty and Staff
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.
Spots Still Available for Health Center's Women's Self-Defense Class
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.
Health Center to Offer 8-Week Aikido Course
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.
Research Could Lead to Treatments for Muscle Wasting in Cancer Patients
U of A researchers are studying factors that might cause the loss of skeletal muscle, which causes 20-40 percent of cancer-related deaths.
Blue Zones Project Designed To Improve Health In Northwest Arkansas
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.