UMMC researchers collaborated with Harvard- and MIT-based scientists to study how nasal cells react to early-stage SARS-CoV-2 infections. Their findings, published July 23 in Cell, show that a blunted initial antiviral response may be a harbinger for severe COVID-19 illness later.
Dr. Patrick Smith’s early interest in the study of the mind and behavior led him eventually to a career in which, as a colleague describes it, he helps others be “the best they can be.” In fact, as the recipient of a coveted honor in his field, Smith has been acknowledged as among the best at making others the best they can be.
For the first time, the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi played host to Pediatric Research Day, an event that included research by fellows and medical students on topics ranging from brain injuries in preterm babies to the long-term effects of the COVID-19-related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
The School of Dentistry’s UPSTART Program gives undergraduate and dental students a chance to brush up on research, technical and professional skills they will use throughout their careers. The summer program wrapped up July 22 with an in-person research symposium and a talk by the school's new dean. Dr. Sreenivas Koka.
UMMC experts are now caring for babies in NICUs in Tupelo, Greenville, Gulfport and at the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi. Collaboration with other medical centers in the state is bringing the best care closer to home for the state’s smallest and most critically ill babies.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week 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 26-Aug. 1.