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Meet the Director

James. G. Wilson, MD - Principal Investigator and MCCTR Director

wilson,-james---mcctr.jpgDr. Wilson, an accomplished genetic epidemiologist, is the Director of the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Dr. Wilson is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the CCTR. As the Principal Investigator and Leader of the Administrative Core, Dr. Wilson is the interface for all CCTR-related activities between UMMC and NIGMS. In addition, he coordinates the relationship between all CCTR-related institutions and partners.