The Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research is an ambitious enterprise designed to promote the success of research focusing on all major diseases that impact Mississippians at our five CCTR partner institutions - the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, Tougaloo College and the University of Southern Mississippi. Our mission is to develop a powerful and sustainable research enterprise that will have an important public health impact by reducing obesity and cardiometabolic-related diseases in Mississippi.
The center is funded by an Institutional Development Award Program Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research grant through the National Institute of General Medicine Sciences. This $19.8 million grant seeks to improve the health of Mississippians by providing the infrastructure needed to support research projects across this multi-institutional venture.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center announced its 2021 Excellence in Research Awards recipients, recognizing 17 faculty and staff members who achieved new levels of extramural funding for their research programs during the previous fiscal year.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center had a record year for research and sponsored programs funding, receiving $123.5 million from 392 separate grants, awards and contracts during fiscal year 2021.
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