UMMC Research: Discovering tomorrow’s cures today.
Multidisciplinary care for the brain, mind and neurological system.
UMMC ResearchUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center2500 N. State St.Jackson, MS 39216
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is leading the way in discoveries that improve the lives and communities of Mississippians and beyond.
Our faculty rank among the nation’s best in productivity for every dollar invested in our research programs, along with conducting world-renowned studies in heart disease, hypertension, neurocognitive disorders, perinatal diseases and the simulation of human physiology.
Our work is supported by more than $110 million in sponsored programs funds each year, and is conducted in the departments of six schools, 30 research centers and institutes, UMMC’s six hospitals, statewide clinics and telehealth sites throughout our state and the world.
We’re working together to move promising research to the clinic quickly in our goal to “a healthier Mississippi.”
Monday, November 27, 2023
The University of Mississippi Medical Center received 53 percent of the $61.5 million the NIH awarded in Mississippi during fiscal year 2022, with an economic impact contributing to the enhancement of scientific innovation, jobs creation, household incomes and tax revenue. Read More
Monday, July 31, 2023
An estimated 10 percent of people infected with COVID-19 continue to have symptoms that persist for weeks, months and even years. Researchers are testing the safety and effectiveness of multiple drugs, medical devices and other therapies to find treatments that bring patients relief. Read More
NIH grants account for more than half of all research funding at UMMC
Published on Monday, November 27, 2023
Research enterprise surpasses $96M in funds
Published on Monday, September 25, 2023
Researchers recruit study participants for treatment of long COVID
Published on Monday, July 31, 2023
UMMC researchers help map gut health in children
Published on Monday, June 12, 2023
Q3 grants and awards surpass $20.8 million
Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2023
New center to study genetic origins of diseases, innovative treatment
Published on Monday, April 10, 2023
Q1 awards and grants reach nearly $30 million
Published on Monday, December 5, 2022
The University of Mississippi Medical Center's dynamic and growing research enterprise is led by Lee Bidwell, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research.
Clinical studies help bridge research and patient care by evaluating therapies, drugs and diagnostic tools to drive discoveries into clinical practice. Our researchers invite you to join them in their quest to improve the health of Mississippians by becoming a UMMC Research Partner.
Our research administration teams help facilitate basic, clinical and population-based research at UMMC. Whether you are preparing a grant application, executing your project or filing a patent, these teams can help you navigate through the rules and regulations of the research process.
UMMC’s centers and institutes strive to create a healthier Mississippi. By gathering together scientists and physicians who share a drive to answer questions about the same diseases, research becomes more powerful, collaborations grow stronger and larger-scale projects become possible.