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AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health

AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health

Thursday, February 13, 2020

A new AARP report explains why taking care of your heart can also protect your brain. Dr. Tom Mosley, one of 11 experts who helped produce the guidelines, discusses the connection between cardiovascular disease and dementia and how The MIND Center’s research contributed to the AARP's report. Read More

Malinda McBride, biorepository specialist III, draws a sample in the Biobank's laboratory.

Biobank builds up new leadership, research efforts

Monday, January 27, 2020

It’s in your blood: the solutions to some of our greatest questions on human health and disease. The UMMC Biobank aims to collect specimens from tens of thousands of people in order to create a library that health scientists can use to further their research. Read More

Inventors, innovations recognized during inaugural event

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.

Published on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Research excellence awards mark faculty, staff achievements

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.

Published on Monday, October 28, 2019

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

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

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