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Monday, October 15, 2018
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. Read More
Monday, October 1, 2018
UMMC now holds five patents associated with elastin-like polypeptides, a versatile family of synthetic molecules that could change how diseases are treated. The efforts of multiple UMMC faculty members have resulted in a portfolio of ELP-related intellectual property that is one of the largest in the United States. Read More
UMMC Cancer Institute director received praise for his years of work with the American Cancer Society to further patient therapies and support the organization's research and patient care efforts.
Published on Friday, September 21, 2018
The Jackson Heart Study, a collaboration between UMMC, Jackson State University, Tougaloo College and the community, has been working to improve African-American cardiovascular health for nearly 20 years. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute announced Tuesday its renewed support for the JHS. The next phase includes a fourth physical exam of all participants, educational opportunities at UMMC and a partnership with the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Published on Wednesday, September 5, 2018
From a fireside chat to a look into the future of technology, UMMC's inaugural Health Innovation and Transformation Forum offered plenty of interactive content. But the highlight of last Tuesday's gathering of health care innovation and industry leaders was a pitch competition that raised the bar for technological ideas.
Published on Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Even the most groundbreaking discoveries in science can’t improve human health without proper clinical trials, Dr. Javed Butler told attendees Tuesday at the Department of Medicine Research Day. The annual event serves as a forum and celebration of current research across the department.
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