Researchers seq-ing for answers in the genome

Researchers seq-ing for answers in the genome

UMMC has joined SouthSeq, a study that will use whole genome sequencing to find genetic differences that may affect the health of neonatal intensive care unit patients. Spread across three states, the project also hopes to increase access to genetic medicine and technologies in underserved communities. UMMC plans to recruit 500 participants over the next four years.

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Photos: Sanderson Farms Championship winner tees up at Batson

2017 Sanderson Farms Championship winner Ryan Armour traded the greens of the Country Club of Jackson for the Rainbow Garden of Batson Children’s Hospital Monday. In town for the tournament’s media day, Armour spent an afternoon putting with patients. Sanderson Farms Championship host Century Club Charities donated $1.2 million from the 2017 tournament to Friends of Children’s Hospital.

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Photos: Sanderson Farms Championship winner tees up at Batson

Lacking concussion system, Mississippi athletes in contact sports at risk

Lacking concussion system, Mississippi athletes in contact sports at risk

When an athlete in any contact sports suffers a suspected concussion, who recognizes it and decides what to do next? Mississippi has no system that keeps all kids equally protected, especially one that makes a health care professional on the sidelines a given. A UMMC researcher and her team are developing a statewide contact sport concussion prevention system – and a better culture of safety.

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Davis Hand Lectures, Margaret Walker presentation on event horizon

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.

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Davis Hand Lectures, Margaret Walker presentation on event horizon

UMMC staff receive service recognition

UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the upcoming week of Sept. 3-9.

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Peds resident; pulmonary, palliative med fellows join UMMC faculty

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

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Peds resident; pulmonary, palliative med fellows join UMMC faculty
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