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The Medical Center had 51 employee- and student-inventors between January 2018 and June 2019, far exceeding productivity from recent years. To recognize their accomplishments, UMMC hosted its first Intellectual Property Recognition Ceremony.

Inventors, innovations recognized during inaugural event

Thursday, November 21, 2019

UMMC celebrated 51 inventors on campus Tuesday as part of its first Intellectual Property Recognition Ceremony. Employees and students have produced a groundswell of innovations since 2018, illustrating the Medical Center’s creative spirit and dedication to finding new ways to build a healthier Mississippi. Read More

Dr. Susan Buttross, left, and Dr. Deborah Konkle-Parker received platinum medallions during the Excellence in Research Awards ceremony.

Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements

Monday, October 28, 2019

Twenty-two faculty and staff were recognized for their success in gaining extramural funding and their contributions to the Medical Center’s research mission during the Office of Research's Excellence in Research Awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 25. Read More

Patents, trademarks display UMMC’s innovation

UMMC has received intellectual property rights for new techniques to treat kidney disease, diagnose and manage sepsis and provide remote emergency department services. These innovations are part of UMMC’s broader shift towards a more inventive culture.

Published on Monday, September 23, 2019

Small, large lesion pairing accelerates cognitive decline

A new paper from UMMC scientists at The MIND Center shows small brain lesions may have an outsized influence on memory and language loss as people age. Once largely ignored by physicians, the presence of these small infarctions could be just as important as larger ones in predicting cognitive decline.

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

UMMC has more than two dozen postdoctoral fellows focused on honing their skills inside and outside of the lab as they transition into independent scientists. In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, meet a few of our postdocs and learn how they are improving training for their peers.

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Office of Clinical Trials coordinates, optimizes research process

As the Medical Center increases its clinical research capabilities, a new office aims to streamline regulatory processes, offer training and improve volunteer recruitment for clinical trials as part of UMMC's quest to make a healthier Mississippi.

Published on Thursday, August 15, 2019

Six-month cannabidiol drug trial at UMMC gets one-year extension

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019

First tooth controls where and when the rest come in

Published on Monday, June 17, 2019

Study seeks to understand RURAL residents' health challenges

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019

New study at UMMC to explore disease risk factors in rural South

Published on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Physiologist claims UMMC's top educator honor

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

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