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Dr. Susan Buttross, left, and Dr. Deborah Konkle-Parker received platinum medallions during the Excellence in Research Awards ceremony.

Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements

Monday, October 28, 2019

Twenty-two faculty and staff were recognized for their success in gaining extramural funding and their contributions to the Medical Center’s research mission during the Office of Research's Excellence in Research Awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 25. Read More

Dr. Gene Bidwell, left, and Dr. Alejandro Chade are co-inventors of a technique to deliver drugs directly to the kidney, and a potential new therapeutic for chronic kidney disease.

Patents, trademarks display UMMC’s innovation

Monday, September 23, 2019

UMMC has received intellectual property rights for new techniques to treat kidney disease, diagnose and manage sepsis and provide remote emergency department services. These innovations are part of UMMC’s broader shift towards a more inventive culture. Read More

Small, large lesion pairing accelerates cognitive decline

A new paper from UMMC scientists at The MIND Center shows small brain lesions may have an outsized influence on memory and language loss as people age. Once largely ignored by physicians, the presence of these small infarctions could be just as important as larger ones in predicting cognitive decline.

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

UMMC has more than two dozen postdoctoral fellows focused on honing their skills inside and outside of the lab as they transition into independent scientists. In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, meet a few of our postdocs and learn how they are improving training for their peers.

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Office of Clinical Trials coordinates, optimizes research process

As the Medical Center increases its clinical research capabilities, a new office aims to streamline regulatory processes, offer training and improve volunteer recruitment for clinical trials as part of UMMC's quest to make a healthier Mississippi.

Published on Thursday, August 15, 2019

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

The clinical trial of a new marijuana-derived anti-seizure drug for children will continue into 2020. The drug, an oral cannabidiol, was analyzed for safety in the trial’s first six months. Called a success by researchers, the trial is now focused on the study of the drug’s effectiveness.

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

Clinical trial for marijuana-derived drug under way at UMMC

Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018

Microbiology meeting embraces more disciplines, young scientists

Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018

A “beRi” good project wins Hackathon prize

Published on Monday, November 5, 2018

Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements

Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Mental health access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant

Published on Thursday, October 18, 2018

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