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Dr. Brad Ingram, director of the Pediatric Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, is principal investigator of the clinical drug trial.

Clinical trial for marijuana-derived drug under way at UMMC

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

Dr. Terje Dokland, professor of microbiology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, presents the keynote lecture for the American Society of Microbiology South Central Branch meeting.

Microbiology meeting embraces more disciplines, young scientists

Thursday, November 8, 2018

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

A “beRi” good project wins Hackathon prize

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

Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements

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 access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant

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

Clinical trial explores managing hypertension from home

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.

Published on Monday, October 15, 2018

Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders

Published on Monday, October 1, 2018

American Cancer Society honors Ruckdeschel with St. George Award

Published on Friday, September 21, 2018

NHLBI renews landmark Jackson Heart Study for six more years

Published on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Forum a HIT for UMMC's innovation efforts

Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Medicine chair urges DOM researchers to support clinical trials

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