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Nathan Campbell, who began working in laboratory research at UMMC as a high school student 11 years ago, is now graduating with a PhD in Experimental Therapeutics and Pharmacology.

#2024UMMCGrad: Nathan Campbell’s scientific training at UMMC began in high school

Monday, May 20, 2024

Nathan Campbell graduates this week with a PhD in experimental therapeutics and Pharmacology, but his start in the field of research began when he was just a sophomore in high school. After 11 years of dedication to obstetrics research, he will continue his work at UMMC. Read More

Early Career Achievement alumna Dr. Erin Taylor, left, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, and Distinguished alumna Dr. Babbette LaMarca with their awards. Joe Ellis/ UMMC Photography

Graduate School honors two distinguished alumni for first time

Monday, October 23, 2023

Early Career Achievement alumna Dr. Erin Taylor, left, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, and Distinguished alumna Dr. Babbette LaMarca, chair and professor of pharmacology and toxicology, were honored as trailblazers with exemplary research careers. Read More

Audiology student relishes ‘full circle’ moment after childhood hearing loss

Nearly 20 years after being fitted for his first hearing aids at UMMC, John Williams is a doctor of audiology student in the program’s inaugural class.

Published on Monday, October 9, 2023

Murphy takes the reins as dean of Graduate School

It was fate and a mix-up that led Dr. Sydney Murphy to a major in biochemistry, redirecting her path to the research field, and now SGSHS dean.

Published on Monday, August 14, 2023

MSU interns work with mentors to design biomedical solutions

A first-year collaboration with Mississippi State University paired biomedical engineering students with Medical Center mentors to design a model that identifies when a chest tube can be removed after a lung collapse. The long-range goal of the program is to drive development of more state-based jobs and industry related to medical/biomedical innovation.

Published on Monday, July 24, 2023

Griggs recognized for decades of dental materials research

If not for dental materials, anyone with defects or disease in their teeth might be in a world of hurt. Dr. Jason Griggs has devoted his career to advancing dental health by researching how mixing together separate components can produce user-friendly substances needed for dental care. He’s been recognized by an international association with the highest honor in his field.

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

Granger retires after 33 years at UMMC

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

Summer school for these kids means lessons in dentistry

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023

Photos: Capturing memories of the Class of 2023

Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

‘Science mom,’ ‘superb mentor,’ Alexander secures ace educator award

Published on Monday, May 22, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023 Maria Jones-Muhammad: Homegrown neuroscientist in training

Published on Monday, April 17, 2023

Graduate student REACHes back, pays it forward by teaching

Published on Monday, March 27, 2023

Front and Center: Dr. Elliot Varney

Published on Monday, March 20, 2023

Front and Center: Hanna Broome

Published on Monday, February 20, 2023

Dr. Kim Hoover: Graduate Studies Distinguished Alumna of the Year

Published on Monday, November 7, 2022

Students find out if they’re SURE about research careers

Published on Monday, July 18, 2022

Photo Gallery: Graduates smile after reaching educational milestone

Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

UMMC celebrates 959 May 2022 graduates across six health sciences schools

Published on Friday, May 27, 2022

#UMMCGrad2022: Double-doctor has heart for science, medicine, service

Published on Monday, April 25, 2022

The size is right: Campus enrollment climbs

Published on Monday, November 15, 2021

Seven schools and six ways from Sunday: Students, faculty brazen out COVID surge

Published on Monday, August 16, 2021

#UMMCGrad2021: Innovation abounds for SGSHS graduate

Published on Monday, May 24, 2021

#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

Distinguished alumna recounts mentors' roles at SGSHS Research Day

Published on Monday, November 4, 2019