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Researchers received 311 grants and awards last fiscal year that will add to the Medical Center’s discovery enterprise in areas including addiction, telehealth, violence prevention and perinatal disease. Pictured is Dr. Michael Garrett in the Molecular and Genomics Core Facility that will serve as the

Research enterprise surpasses $96M in funds

Monday, September 25, 2023

Researchers received 311 funded grants and awards during the last fiscal year, with the largest award at $6M. Read More

2022-2023 UMMC Promotions and Tenure

2022-2023 UMMC Promotions and Tenure

Monday, August 7, 2023

More than 80 current Medical Center faculty will begin the new academic year with a promotion in rank, newly granted tenure, or both. Faculty are listed alphabetically, by school, in rank order of professor with tenure, associate professor with tenure, professor, and associate professor. Read More

Granger retires after 33 years at UMMC

The associate vice chancellor for research and School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences dean, who also leads three programs, is one of the Medical Center’s most accomplished researchers, having garnered more than $50 million in extramural funding and published 300-plus manuscripts.

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

Q3 grants and awards surpass $20.8 million

During the third quarter of the academic year, UMMC researchers were awarded over $20 million in sponsored programs funding from federal, state, external university, private foundation and industry sponsors.

Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

‘Science mom,’ ‘superb mentor,’ Alexander secures ace educator award

Dr. Barbara Alexander came to the Medical Center to make her mark as a scientist, and so she has. But this year’s winner of the Regions TEACH Prize discovered another passion as well, and she believes it may be what she’ll be remembered for most.

Published on Monday, May 22, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023 Maria Jones-Muhammad: Homegrown neuroscientist in training

With six publications, eight travel and presentation awards, and three grants under her belt, and a postdoctoral appointment awaiting her, Jones-Muhammad is already thinking about the next step. She wants to train the next generation of neuroscientists “to be brave enough to learn something new and still be themselves.”

Published on Monday, April 17, 2023

New center to study genetic origins of diseases, innovative treatment

Published on Monday, April 10, 2023

People of the U: Dr. Elliot Varney

Published on Monday, March 20, 2023

SEC Faculty Achievement Award recognizes Jones' accomplishments

Published on Monday, April 27, 2020

Distinguished alumna recounts mentors' roles at SGSHS Research Day

Published on Monday, November 4, 2019

Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements

Published on Monday, October 28, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Physiologist claims UMMC's top educator honor

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

Heart-liver transplant one for UMMC history books

Published on Monday, December 3, 2018

Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements

Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018

The Guytons: Offspring remember life with legendary parents

Published on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Graduate School showcase aims to recruit future scientists

Published on Monday, September 24, 2018

Reckelhoff earns SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Published on Thursday, March 29, 2018

Genomics core an invaluable resource for Mississippi scientists

Published on Monday, February 5, 2018

Novel treatment could protect, rescue damaged kidneys

Published on Thursday, December 28, 2017

Awards recognize faculty achievements in research

Published on Sunday, November 12, 2017

GWIMS honors women faculty achievements with new awards

Published on Monday, June 26, 2017

Dr. Sasser goes to Washington

Published on Monday, March 13, 2017

UMMC makes the most of research money

Published on Thursday, January 5, 2017