UMMC, MSU $10.5M grant collaboration takes aim at early childhood health

UMMC, MSU $10.5M grant collaboration takes aim at early childhood health

An innovative partnership between UMMC and Mississippi State University aims to solve many of the state's social problems in children through screenings. The effort is funded through a three-year, $10.5 million federal grant.

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Hope Lodge to help patients focus less on details, more on beating cancer

Officials held a groundbreaking Tuesday for the Gertrude C. Ford Hope Lodge, a "home away from home" for patients who must travel to Jackson for cancer treatment. A project of the American Cancer Society, the lodge will include 32 private rooms and communal kitchens, dining and living areas.

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Hope Lodge to help patients focus less on details, more on beating cancer

People of the U: Anita Vanderford and Paige Robinson

People of the U: Anita Vanderford and Paige Robinson

When Anita Vanderford brought her then-infant daughter Paige Robinson to Dr. Gail Megason for treatment for a blood disorder some 26 years ago, little did she know the three would one day work together to help patients and families at Batson Children’s Hospital.

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Plastic surgeon, emergency med chief resident join faculty ranks

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.

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Plastic surgeon, emergency med chief resident join faculty ranks

AHA taps pharmacology chair for research award; M.D.-Ph.D. student's poster wins AHA honor

AHA taps pharmacology chair for research award; M.D.-Ph.D. student's poster wins AHA honor

Research on the interaction between genes and hypertension has landed UMMC's pharmacology chair an excellence award from the American Heart Association, while a poster on intrauterine growth earns an M.D.-Ph.D. student an AHA scientific honor.

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