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Some of the UMMC researchers teaming up with scientists at Harvard and MIT to study the early cellular response to COVID-19 and what it may tell us about the progression of the disease include, from left, Yilianys Pride, Haley Williams, Dr. Tanya Robinson, Dr. Anna Owings, Hannah Laird, Taylor Christian and Dr. Sarah Glover.

Nasal antiviral response could determine COVID-19 severity

Monday, July 26, 2021

UMMC researchers collaborated with Harvard- and MIT-based scientists to study how nasal cells react to early-stage SARS-CoV-2 infections. Their findings, published July 23 in Cell, show that a blunted initial antiviral response may be a harbinger for severe COVID-19 illness later. Read More

Students in the School of Dentistry stand at attention, waiting for their turn on the stage at the University of Mississippi Medical Center's 65th annual commencement held May 28 at the Mississippi Coliseum.

UMMC graduates persevere despite pandemic-driven disruptions

Friday, May 28, 2021

The University of Mississippi’s 65th commencement is one for the record books. While the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Graduate Studies in the Health Science, and Population Health held virtual graduations in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Class of 2021 was able to gather at the Mississippi Coliseum – but divided into three ceremonies over two days. Each event was marked by a smaller crowd of friends and family than in previous years. Congratulations to this special group of health care professionals! Read More

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