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Custom-fitted 3D stent gives patients route to easier breathing

Custom-fitted 3D stent gives patients route to easier breathing

When a buildup of scar tissue in her airway made breathing difficult for Elizabeth King, she sought an innovative procedure at the Medical Center that would open up that area with an unexpected tool. She was fitted for a stent custom-made for her on a 3D printer, a procedure that has a greater chance of success because it's so personalized.

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Sanderson Tower’s Mississippi mosaic made from thousands of drawings

Sanderson Tower’s Mississippi mosaic made from thousands of drawings

The artwork and encouraging words from thousands of children, parents, and Children’s of Mississippi employees was used to create a mosaic mural of Mississippi landmarks for the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi, showing some of Mississippi’s best-loved landmarks. The drawings were collected while the Sanderson Tower was still under construction.

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Healthy habits help preserve brain health, despite genetics

Genetics and lifestyle contribute to risk of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Researchers from The MIND Center found that even among people at with high genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease, sticking to the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 in midlife can lower their risk for late-onset dementia decades later.

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Healthy habits help preserve brain health, despite genetics

Follow these tips to treat, avoid poison ivy itch

Follow these tips to treat, avoid poison ivy itch

‘Tis the season for things that make us uncontrollably itch – namely, poison ivy. A UMMC dermatologist explains how we get into that pickle, and what we can do about the discomfort that follows.

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Upcoming Events

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

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Upcoming Events

New faculty join UMMC academic ranks

New faculty join UMMC academic ranks

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

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UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of June 6 – 12.

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UMMC staff receive service recognition
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