Dr. Adolfo Correa, left, Director of the JHS, and Dr. James Wilson, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
New research from the Jackson Heart Study shows that rare changes in a person's genetic code may be strong predictors of certain cancers and heart conditions. The study, authored by UMMC and Harvard Medical School faculty, was published in Science Translational Medicine, a leading journal for health-related research. Read more....
The Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is at the forefront our state's efforts to develop a better understanding of the science underlying obesity and to translate discoveries into specific prevention and treatment methods for obesity and related conditions in adults and children.
MCOR is also the centerpiece of an aggressive, coordinated strategy to bring together researchers, health-care providers, state and local governments,...
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The Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research (MCCTR), led by Dr. James Wilson, Professor of Physiology and Biology was funded in August by the National Institute of Health. This grant will provide the infrastructure needed to develop a cadre of clinical and population science investigators to address obesity and related disorders in Mississippi.
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