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CenterView: November 07, 2011

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UMMC researchers include from left Dr. Kimberly Simpson, Dr. Rick Lin and Dr. Ian Paul.
UMMC researchers include from left Dr. Kimberly Simpson, Dr. Rick Lin and Dr. Ian Paul.

UMMC scientists probe possible link to autism spectrum disorders

A study by researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco shows that rats given a popularly prescribed antidepressant during development exhibit brain abnormalities and behaviors characteristic of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

Child development chief lends unique perspective to family health airwaves

Dr. Susan Buttross understands that she will never learn everything there is to know about her particular field of medicine. But after 25 years of talking about, researching and treating behavioral and developmental problems in children, she thought it might be nice to have a new spot in which to grow.

UMMC surgeons employ revolutionary procedure for minimally invasive repairs

Patients suffering from complex aortic aneurysms have a new treatment option available only at the University of Mississippi Medical Center that offers a chance at life without fear of the ticking time bomb in their chests exploding.

Archaeologists use state-of-the-art tools in effort to uncover treasures of antiquity at UMMC

Archaeologists are searching through several feet of earth on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, looking for long-forgotten gravesites, Civil War remnants and evidence of Native American civilizations - all without raising a shovel.

Side-by-side community service builds OT, PT students' professional future

Not only was it a chilly Saturday morning, but it also came on the heels of the annual student Halloween party.

Dentistry students sign ethics pledge

The School of Dentistry's Class of 2015 gathered to sign the school's ethics code Oct. 28 at its annual Ethics Ceremony at the Office of Alumni Affairs. The ceremony featured remarks from Dr. David Curtis, a 1986 graduate of the School of Dentistry and 2007 dental alumnus of the year, and Dr. Ralph Didlake, director of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities and professor of medicine and surgery.