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