Research


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  • Useful Links

    Below are links to important information and useful resources to assist you in the process of funding your research project and carrying it out in compliance with regulatory requirements.

    UMMC Resources

    UMMC Office of Research  at the University of Mississippi Medical Center aims to promote excellence in scholarship and research, and to help translate research discoveries into improved human health. 

    Rowland Medical Library advances improved health care by providing institutional leadership, instruction and expertise in knowledge management and by establishing a creative learning environment to strengthen the health professional education, research, patient care and service programs of the University. 

    ACT Center for Tobacco Treatment, Education and Research for Tobacco Treatment, Education and Research - The mission of the ACT Center is to improve the health of Mississippi youth and their families by reducing tobacco use through research, education, prevention and treatment. 

     Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) - The mission of the IACUC is to oversee the care and use of animals in research, testing, and education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center; to review all proposed and ongoing research protocols involving the use of live animals, to ensure compliance with all federal, state and institutional policies and to ensure the inclusion of adequate and proper record keeping and surveillance. 
     
     Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a federally mandated committee composed of scientists, clinicians, non-scientists and non-affiliated community representatives charged with overseeing all research projects involving human volunteers to protect the rights and welfare of the volunteers, certifying that the research is conducted according to the highest scientific and ethical standards. 

    External Resources

    American Association for Dental Research (AADR),  headquartered in Alexandria, Va., is a non-profit organization with more than 4,000 members in the United States. Its mission is: (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application of research findings. The AADR is the largest Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).  

    CITI Training for Human Research - The purpose of the CITI program is to develop, implement and maintain a web based educational program in the protection of human subjects in research. Currently there are 18 basic modules for Biomedical Research and 17 basic modules for people in Social and Behavioral Research. 
     
    International Association for Dental Research (IADR), headquartered in Alexandria, Va.  USA, is a nonprofit organization with more than 12,000 members worldwide.  Its mission is : (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application for research findings

     National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) -is the NIH institute that works to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information. 

     NIH/Center for Scientific Review (CSR) - The Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific merit.

    NIH eRA Commons is an online interface where signing officials, principal investigators, trainees and post-docs at institutions/organizations can access and share administrative information relating to research grants.

    NIH Pubmed Central is the repository for peer-reviewed primary research reports in the life sciences. You can view the full text of articles online