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Thursday, March 21, 2019
If a first responder at the scene of an emergency in rural Mississippi can’t get signal to make a call or use WiFi, the life of an injured person could be in peril. A new collaboration between UMMC and the federal First Responder Network Authority aims to address that communication challenge through innovation and the statewide buildup of mobile broadband. Read More
The School of Nursing and the South Delta School District received a 2019 Governor’s Award for the work being done in the district's school-based clinics. In an area with no pediatrician and few health professionals, the care from SON nurse practitioners and nurses may be the only quality medical care some children receive. Read More
Thirty years ago, Dr. Ian Paul and a group of fellow young researchers had a hypothesis: that major depression has a connection with the brain neurotransmitter glutamate, and that drugs that block glutamate receptors would have an anti-depressive effect. It proved true, making possible the highly acclaimed drug esketamine, the first truly new depression treatment in three decades.
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019
A quest that started about a year ago reached its exhilarating conclusion last Friday when about 120 participating fourth-year medical students learned which programs accepted them for training in a medical specialty. One student in particular who took the stage with her boyfriend got at least one offer she wasn’t expecting.
Published on Monday, March 18, 2019
Children who started life in UMMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will have access to a continuum of care in mental and behavioral health, thanks to a $2.5 million Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant. Mississippi Be-HIP seeks to expand mental health services to children as they grow.
When his heart’s mitral valve wouldn’t close properly, Carthage resident Lucious Thomas was left weak, breathless and sometimes unable to make it to his job as a food inspector. The valve often is repaired through open heart surgery, but a minimally invasive procedure offered at UMMC can get patients home the very next day.
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