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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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