The clinical trial of a new marijuana-derived anti-seizure drug for children will continue into 2020. The drug, an oral cannabidiol, was analyzed for safety in the trial’s first six months. Called a success by researchers, the trial is now focused on the study of the drug’s effectiveness.
Dr. Louis Harkey’s entire medical career has been devoted to UMMC. He never wanted to leave the Medical Center, save exiting for retirement. He leaves behind some of his favorite duties - such as working with electronic health records and performing tricky surgeries on the spine - but he is taking with him plenty of memories and his longtime avocation of bicycle riding.
Mississippi State University and University of Southern Mississippi athletes brought their game plan of cheering on patients to Children’s of Mississippi this month. Bulldogs and Golden Eagles took a break from preparing for their upcoming seasons to play board games, blow bubbles and draw sidewalk chalk murals with patients.
The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the family of a former faculty in appreciation for the loved ones’ contributions to the academic health sciences center.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of July 29-Aug. 4.