UMMC Research: Discovering tomorrow’s cures today.
Multidisciplinary care for the brain, mind, and neurological system.
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The University of Mississippi Medical Center is leading the way in discoveries that improve the lives and communities of Mississippians and beyond.
Our faculty rank among the nation’s best in productivity for every dollar invested in our research programs, along with conducting world-renowned studies in heart disease, hypertension, neurocognitive disorders, perinatal diseases and the simulation of human physiology.
Our work is supported by more than $63 million in sponsored research funds each year, and is conducted in the departments of six schools, 30 research centers and institutes, UMMC’s six hospitals, statewide clinics and telehealth sites throughout our state and the world.
We’re working together to move promising research to the clinic quickly in our goal to “a healthier Mississippi.”
Thursday, November 8, 2018
A drug derived from marijuana is now the subject of a six-month clinical trial being conducted by UMMC and the UM School of Pharmacy. Researchers hope children participating in the trial will get relief from epileptic seizures with the drug made with cannabidiol extracted from marijuana grown by the UM School of Pharmacy’s National Center for Natural Products Research. Read More
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The Office of Research hosted its annual Excellence in Research Awards Oct. 24 to recognize faculty members for their success in gaining outside funding. The 24 medallion recipients contributed to UMMC’s 314 grants and awards received during fiscal year 2018. Read More
Clinical trial for marijuana-derived drug under way at UMMC
Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018
Microbiology meeting embraces more disciplines, young scientists
A “beRi” good project wins Hackathon prize
Published on Monday, November 5, 2018
Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements
Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018
Mental health access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant
Published on Thursday, October 18, 2018
Clinical trial explores managing hypertension from home
Published on Monday, October 15, 2018
Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders
Published on Monday, October 1, 2018
The University of Mississippi Medical Center's dynamic and growing research enterprise is led by Richard L. Summers, MD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research.
Clinical studies help bridge research and patient care by evaluating therapies, drugs and diagnostic tools to drive discoveries into clinical practice. Our researchers invite you to join them in their quest to improve the health of Mississippians by becoming a UMMC Research Partner.
Our research administration teams help facilitate basic, clinical and population-based research at UMMC. Whether you are preparing a grant application, executing your project or filing a patent, these teams can help you navigate through the rules and regulations of the research process.
UMMC’s centers and institutes strive to create a healthier Mississippi. By gathering together scientists and physicians who share a drive to answer questions about the same diseases, research becomes more powerful, collaborations grow stronger and larger-scale projects become possible.