The Lanier Teen Wellness Clinic, operated by the School of Nursing at the University of Mississippi Medical Center since its 2015 opening, offers health care, wellness physicals, help for anxiety and depression and even washer and dryer for students and parents to use. School leaders say the clinic keeps students healthy and ready to learn.
When Felicia Beasley had an MRI as part of her preparations for a kidney transplant, she got some unexpected test results: The scan showed not one, but two brain aneurysms. Her UMMC neurosurgeon repaired the biggest and most dangerous of the aneurysms through a procedure to guide a tiny basket-like device through a catheter and into an artery in her brain to keep the aneurysm from rupturing. Patients go home after an overnight stay.
Research from The MIND Center found that midlife levels of beta-amyloid -- a defining marker of Alzheimer's disease -- could identify who's most at-risk for cognitive impairment late in life. The finding could help researchers conduct more effective clinical trials.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center faculty and staff often are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally for their academic or medical achievements. These accolades place UMMC among health science centers worldwide.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Aug. 2-8.