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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
Nearly 200 researchers from three states met in the School of Medicine Nov. 2-3 for the American Society for Microbiology South Central Branch meeting. Hosted by UMMC for the first time since 2002, the meeting featured talks from the national organization’s CEO and faculty and trainees, who presented their research in the microbial sciences. Read More
Two UMMC researchers were part of an international team that won HackSeq 2018, an event focused on creating software for biological research. Their project, "beRi," allows users to slither through the program R environment using a Python-based script.
Published on Monday, November 5, 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.
Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018
Mental health care for children will be just a few clicks away once CHAMP, an acronym for Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry, is operational. The federally funded study will bring mental health professionals, though telehealth, to a family’s primary care provider.
Published on Thursday, October 18, 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.
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