For over two years, Dr. John Hall has conducted a national search for the right person to lead the development of obesity clinical research programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. During a national search he interviewed several high-profile scientists, but did not find the right person until it occurred to him that the "nationally prominent clinician scientist with proven leadership skills" that he was seeking to fill the role was closer than he had imagined: University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones....
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,...
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Hester, Dr. Luis Juncos and Dr. Jane Reckelhoff for receiving Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professorships. For more information regarding their accomplishments.
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
" Role of the Brain Melanocortin System in Regulating Appetite, Blood Pressure and Peripheral Glucose Utilization"
Jussara do Carmo, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Mississippi Medical CenterPlease click here for more information
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