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Monday, March 25, 2019
Students from Northwest Rankin Middle School got to show off their scientific chops during the first You Be the Chemist competition in Jackson. Hosted by School of Dentistry faculty, the winners will compete against other students in Meridian for a chance to represent Mississippi in the national competition in Washington, D.C. Read More
Using telehealth technology, the UMMC Cancer Institute’s Bone Marrow Transplant Unit staff can detect issues before they become critical. Patients who have returned home have found the daily contact reassuring. The program is leading to better outcomes and fewer days in the hospital. Read More
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.
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019
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.
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.
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.
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