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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
Thursday, February 7, 2019
The latest findings from the landmark Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial show that aiming for a blood pressure of 120/80 mmHg may help older adults ward off mild cognitive problems as they age. Read More
UMMC's Department of Emergency Medicine led a national study to test a new treatment for septic shock. The results were published in JAMA Network Open on Dec. 21. The clinical trial is among the first to use an adaptive design, a new strategy endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Published on Thursday, December 27, 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.
Published on 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.
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.
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