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Kelsey Napper, research administrative assistant III, gives centrifuged blood for the RECOVER study to nurse navigator Amy Wigglesworth for further processing before freezing in this 2022 file photo.

Researchers recruit study participants for treatment of long COVID

Monday, July 31, 2023

An estimated 10 percent of people infected with COVID-19 continue to have symptoms that persist for weeks, months and even years. Researchers are testing the safety and effectiveness of multiple drugs, medical devices and other therapies to find treatments that bring patients relief. Read More

Dr. Sandra Camacho, left, assistant professor of pediatric gastroenterology, and surgical tech Derexie Cosby gather a sample for research.

UMMC researchers help map gut health in children

Monday, June 12, 2023

International GI experts are studying gut samples from healthy pediatric patients to better understand how ancestry, geography and environment impact health and create disease-fighting interventions. Read More

Q3 grants and awards surpass $20.8 million

During the third quarter of the academic year, UMMC researchers were awarded over $20 million in sponsored programs funding from federal, state, external university, private foundation and industry sponsors.

Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

New center to study genetic origins of diseases, innovative treatment

A five-year, $11.5 million grant will fund Phase 1 of the Molecular Center of Health and Disease, which will help researchers understand the genome, leading to quicker diagnosis of disease and tailored treatments.

Published on Monday, April 10, 2023

Q1 awards and grants reach nearly $30 million

During the first quarter of the academic year, UMMC researchers were awarded nearly $30 million in sponsored programs funding from federal, state, external university, private foundation and industry sponsors.

Published on Monday, December 5, 2022

Q3 grants and awards top $22 million

UMMC faculty and trainees brought in 102 extramural grants and awards from January through March 2022, funding work on cardiovascular disease, cancer, substance use and other areas.

Published on Monday, April 18, 2022

Research awards mark faculty, staff funding achievements

Published on Monday, October 25, 2021

UMMC research breaks funding record

Published on Monday, September 27, 2021

Even during pandemic, UMMC Research hits record heights

Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Doubly perfect: NIH bestows highest marks to UMMC Research

Published on Monday, December 28, 2020

AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Biobank builds up new leadership, research efforts

Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Inventors, innovations recognized during inaugural event

Published on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements

Published on Monday, October 28, 2019

Patents, trademarks display UMMC’s innovation

Published on Monday, September 23, 2019

Small, large lesion pairing accelerates cognitive decline

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Office of Clinical Trials coordinates, optimizes research process

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