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, December 5, 2022
During the first quarter of the academic year, UMMC researchers were awarded nearly $30 million in sponsored programs funding from federal, state, external university, private foundation and industry sponsors. Read More
Monday, April 18, 2022
UMMC faculty and trainees brought in 102 extramural grants and awards from January through March 2022, funding work on cardiovascular disease, cancer, substance use and other areas. Read More
Q1 awards and grants reach nearly $30 million
Published on Monday, December 5, 2022
Q3 grants and awards top $22 million
Published on Monday, April 18, 2022
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
The University of Mississippi Medical Center's dynamic and growing research enterprise is led by Joey Granger, 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.