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 $82 million in sponsored research 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, September 27, 2021
For the second year in a row, UMMC received an all-time high dollar amount for extramural funding: $123.5 million from 392 awards and contracts. The funded projects, spanning from laboratory studies of obesity to COVID-19 prevention in the community, demonstrate the diversity and quality of research happening to make A Healthier Mississippi. Read More
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
COVID-19 wreaked havoc in 2020, but the research enterprise at UMMC didn't just survive the pandemic: It thrived, thanks to teamwork across the organization, a dedication to basic science and collaborations between researchers and clinicians. Read More
UMMC research breaks funding record
Published on Monday, September 27, 2021
Doubly perfect: NIH bestows highest marks to UMMC Research
Published on Monday, December 28, 2020
AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health
Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020
Biobank builds up new leadership, research efforts
Published on Monday, January 27, 2020
Inventors, innovations recognized during inaugural event
Published on Thursday, November 21, 2019
Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements
Published on Monday, October 28, 2019
Patents, trademarks display UMMC’s innovation
Published on Monday, September 23, 2019
The University of Mississippi Medical Center's dynamic and growing research enterprise is led by Richard L. Summers, MD, 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.