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UMMC Research: Discovering tomorrow’s cures today.
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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 research program 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 $63 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, October 15, 2018
Hypertension threatens thousands of Mississippians whose lives depend on keeping it in check. A study by a Medical Center research team is exploring the safety and feasibility of patients with high blood pressure taking their own readings at home and transmitting them via wireless technology to their electronic health records. Read More
Monday, October 1, 2018
UMMC now holds five patents associated with elastin-like polypeptides, a versatile family of synthetic molecules that could change how diseases are treated. The efforts of multiple UMMC faculty members have resulted in a portfolio of ELP-related intellectual property that is one of the largest in the United States. Read More
Clinical trial explores managing hypertension from home
Published on Monday, October 15, 2018
Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders
Published on Monday, October 1, 2018
American Cancer Society honors Ruckdeschel with St. George Award
Published on Friday, September 21, 2018
NHLBI renews landmark Jackson Heart Study for six more years
Published on Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Forum a HIT for UMMC's innovation efforts
Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Medicine chair urges DOM researchers to support clinical trials
Published on Thursday, April 12, 2018
New innovation center HITs ground running
Published on Monday, March 26, 2018
Medicine gains ‘Grade A mentor, human being’ as new department chair
Published on Thursday, March 22, 2018
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.