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UMMC Research: Discovering tomorrow’s cures today.
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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, February 21, 2019
On Feb. 16, the Jackson Heart Study formally launched its Community Engagement Center, a new component that expands the study's ability to translate its findings into better cardiovascular health. The JHS’s new Graduate Training and Education Center at UMMC is also preparing for its first cohort of students. Read More
Monday, February 18, 2019
It's been proven that medicine can’t advance without clinical research, and clinical research can’t happen without human volunteers. Clinicians and administrators discuss the importance of communication between participants and study investigators and how UMMC is making research partnerships more accessible. Read More
UMMC researcher’s pioneering work gives rise to new severe depression drug
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019
Community, training centers add to Jackson Heart Study's mission
Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019
More accessible research partnerships lead to greater medical progress
Published on Monday, February 18, 2019
SPRINT study shows lowering BP may help memory, cognition
Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019
Sepsis study’s design “future” of clinical trials
Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018
Clinical trial for marijuana-derived drug under way at UMMC
Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018
Microbiology meeting embraces more disciplines, young scientists
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.