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Q1 awards and grants reach nearly $30 million

Q1 awards and grants reach nearly $30 million

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

Q3 grants and awards top $22 million

Q3 grants and awards top $22 million

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

Research awards mark faculty, staff funding achievements

The Office of Research recognized 17 UMMC personnel for reaching new heights in extramural funding for their original scientific ideas. This year’s Excellence in Research Awards honorees represent four schools and nine departments.

Published on Monday, October 25, 2021

UMMC research breaks funding record

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.

Published on Monday, September 27, 2021

Even during pandemic, UMMC Research hits record heights

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.

Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Doubly perfect: NIH bestows highest marks to UMMC Research

Nobody's perfect - unless they're members of UMMC Research. The quality of the Medical Center's research mentorship training programs received top billing from the NIH, which issued "Perfect 10" scores to the Hypertension and Cardiorenal Diseases Research Training Program and the Mississippi Diversity in Hypertension and Cardiorenal Research Program.

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

Small, large lesion pairing accelerates cognitive decline

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Office of Clinical Trials coordinates, optimizes research process

Published on Thursday, August 15, 2019

Six-month cannabidiol drug trial at UMMC gets one-year extension

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019

First tooth controls where and when the rest come in

Published on Monday, June 17, 2019

Study seeks to understand RURAL residents' health challenges

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019

New study at UMMC to explore disease risk factors in rural South

Published on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Physiologist claims UMMC's top educator honor

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

UMMC researcher’s pioneering work gives rise to new severe depression drug

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Community, training centers add to Jackson Heart Study's mission

Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019

More accessible research partnerships lead to greater medical progress

Published on Monday, February 18, 2019

SPRINT study shows lowering BP may help memory, cognition

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

Sepsis study’s design “future” of clinical trials

Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018

Sepsis study’s design “future” of clinical trials

Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018