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.
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.
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.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the upcoming week of Sept. 3-9.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.