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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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  • NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute

     


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    The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from August 14 - 18, 2017. The program will feature lectures, mock grant review, seminars, small group discussions on research relevant to minority health and health disparities. All post-doctoral fellows, assistant professors, or individuals in similar early stage research career positions who are engaged in minority health and health disparities research are encouraged to apply. The application due date is May 12, 2017 at 5:00pm (local time). For information about the 2017 HDRI as well as information about how to apply, visit their website.