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    Big problem, bigger award: NIH funds UMMC obesity research

    Big problem, bigger award: NIH funds UMMC obesity research

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center has received its largest single award ever to confront one of the state's largest health issues.The five-year, $19.9 million award from the National Institutes of Health will fund the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR.) Supported by the NIH's Institutional Development Award (IDeA) program, the CCTR's mission will be the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of obesity and related health conditions.“Mississippi has the...

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  • Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Summer Institute

    The 2017 Community-Engaged Research Summer Institute will take place July 10-14 at the University of Southern Mississippi's Trent Lott Center in Hattiesburg, MS. The institute will have a maximum of 10 participants, allowing for a workshop/seminar type format, with presenter-participant discussion and interactive learning. Junior faculty members from all major Mississippi universities are encouraged to apply.

    The institute will include presentations on many aspects of planning and conducting community-engaged research related to obesity, along with individual and group activities focused on developing a proposal for a community-engaged, obesity-focused, research project. One to two institute participants will be selected to submit a proposal to the MCCTR Pilot Projects Program.

    The application deadline has passed. For more information, visit our site.