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Tanya Tucker, R.N., an educator in the UMMC Center for Telehealth, demonstrates how patients can record their blood pressure from home.

Clinical trial explores managing hypertension from home

Monday, October 15, 2018

Hypertension threatens thousands of Mississippians whose lives depend on keeping it in check. A study by a Medical Center research team is exploring the safety and feasibility of patients with high blood pressure taking their own readings at home and transmitting them via wireless technology to their electronic health records. Read More

Among the several UMMC faculty using elastin-like polypeptides to study new ways to treat disease are, from left, Dr. Lee Bidwell, Dr. Alejandro Chade, Dr. Drazen Raucher, Dr. Eric George, Dr. Amol Janorkar and Dr. Parminder Vig.

Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders

Monday, October 1, 2018

UMMC now holds five patents associated with elastin-like polypeptides, a versatile family of synthetic molecules that could change how diseases are treated. The efforts of multiple UMMC faculty members have resulted in a portfolio of ELP-related intellectual property that is one of the largest in the United States. Read More

American Cancer Society honors Ruckdeschel with St. George Award

UMMC Cancer Institute director received praise for his years of work with the American Cancer Society to further patient therapies and support the organization's research and patient care efforts.

Published on Friday, September 21, 2018

NHLBI renews landmark Jackson Heart Study for six more years

The Jackson Heart Study, a collaboration between UMMC, Jackson State University, Tougaloo College and the community, has been working to improve African-American cardiovascular health for nearly 20 years. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute announced Tuesday its renewed support for the JHS. The next phase includes a fourth physical exam of all participants, educational opportunities at UMMC and a partnership with the Mississippi State Department of Health.

Published on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Forum a HIT for UMMC's innovation efforts

From a fireside chat to a look into the future of technology, UMMC's inaugural Health Innovation and Transformation Forum offered plenty of interactive content. But the highlight of last Tuesday's gathering of health care innovation and industry leaders was a pitch competition that raised the bar for technological ideas.

Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Medicine chair urges DOM researchers to support clinical trials

Even the most groundbreaking discoveries in science can’t improve human health without proper clinical trials, Dr. Javed Butler told attendees Tuesday at the Department of Medicine Research Day. The annual event serves as a forum and celebration of current research across the department.

Published on Thursday, April 12, 2018

New innovation center HITs ground running

Published on Monday, March 26, 2018

Medicine gains ‘Grade A mentor, human being’ as new department chair

Published on Thursday, March 22, 2018

Town hall to connect heart researchers, public

Published on Thursday, February 22, 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

Neurobiology chair elected AAAS Fellow

Published on Monday, November 20, 2017

Video: New UMMC research building promotes 'discovery to recovery'

Published on Monday, November 13, 2017

From the ER to the lab, Summers' career adds up

Published on Monday, November 13, 2017

New UMMC research building to promote 'discovery to recovery'

Published on Friday, November 10, 2017

Clinical Investigation program trains doctors for research

Published on Monday, September 25, 2017

Clinical research advances with UMMC, Mayo Clinic agreement

Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017

Discovery awaits with record research funding

Published on Thursday, September 7, 2017

Math, medicine converge with HumMod

Published on Monday, July 31, 2017

Perinatal center to boost basic, clinical research

Published on Monday, July 24, 2017