Psychiatry’s new research office brings medical students, residents to mind

Psychiatry’s new research office brings medical students, residents to mind

Searching for a meaningful relationship at the Medical Center, first-year medical student Sorsha Morris finally met her match: sleep deprivation.Sleep deprivation in laboratory rats, that is.This summer, Morris will embark on that particular area...

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Batson doctor noted for compassionate care

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UMMC SURE offers many possibilities

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Suicide prevention: When as important as why

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New treatments could save the spinal cord after injury

New treatments could save the spinal cord after injury

Two hundred Mississippians suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI) each year, one of the highest rates in the United States. For survivors who join the 300,000 other Americans living with chronic SCI, effective pain management and return of motor...

UMMC’s culture of caring, commitment clinches Best Place to Work win

UMMC’s culture of caring, commitment clinches Best Place to Work win

It's the thrill of research and teaching the next generation of physicians at the University of Mississippi Medical Center that gets Dr. Thomas Adair up and going each day. Keisha Forrest heads to her desk at the adult hospital admissions office...

Researchers put heads together, study brain changes in depression

Researchers put heads together, study brain changes in depression

Depression is more than just sadness. You may lose interest in favorite activities or lose motivation to complete routine tasks. You may also lose some brain cells, say University of Mississippi Medical Center neuroscientists.According to a study...

Vigilance, awareness key to campus safety

Vigilance, awareness key to campus safety

If you come into a building on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, prepare to smile for the camera.All points of entry are equipped with video cameras for real-time safety surveillance and to aid in forensic investigations....


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Video: RebelTHON, ASB collecting donations for kids’ Band-Aids at Children’s Cancer Clinic

Video: RebelTHON, ASB collecting donations for kids’ Band-Aids at Children’s Cancer Clinic

Kids being treated at Batson Children’s Hospital’s Children’s Cancer Clinic can pick their favorite character Band-Aids, from “Frozen” to Scooby-Doo, thanks to the Associated Student Body and RebelTHON, an annual dance marathon fundraiser. Part of the Miracle Network Dance Marathon, RebelTHON will be raising funds for Batson through the Children’s Miracle Network at Turner Center on the University of Mississippi campus at 6 p.m. Feb. 19. At UMMC, donations were collected in front of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union last week.

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Photos: Batson patients become Mardi Gras revelers

Photos: Batson patients become Mardi Gras revelers

Gluing feathers and faux jewels on construction paper to create one-of-a-kind masks, patients and parents at Batson Children’s Hospital got their gear ready to let the good times roll on Fat Tuesday with a hospital Mardi Gras parade, complete with...


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UMMC researchers are studying a two-drug therapy to battle chemotherapeutic resistance in fighting spinal cord injury pain, a complication when the body builds up a defense against drug treatments, decreasing a treatment's effect over time.

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Since New York Giants and former University of Mississippi ~ Ole Miss QB Eli Manning's early days as a professional he has been a great friend to UMMC and dedicated supporter to Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. His belief that every child has the right to as healthy a life as possible and his commitment to helping make that possible both here in Mississippi and in New York is what made him one of three finalists for the NFL's highest award, the Walter Payton Man of the Year, won this year by San Francisco's Anquan Boldin. The video below gives a brief glimpse into what drives him toward this passion of service.

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It's good for what ails you! Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Southern Remedy | MPB serves up a healthy dose of medical advice every weekday from 11 a.m. to noon, hosted by UMMC's own Doctors Debbie Minor (Mon.), Susan Buttross (Tues.), Rick deShazo (Wed.), Jimmy Stewart (Thurs.) and Michelle Owens (Fri.).

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UMMC researchers: New treatments could save the spinal cord after injury #SCI bit.ly/1SGhO0I

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RT @UMchancellor: Accreditation of @UMMCnews’ bariatric surgery program by @AmCollSurgeons assures best care for all patients rebs.us/Y2jXh

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UMMC health experts entertain, inform daily on @SoRemMPB by @MPBonline bit.ly/1QRhGHO

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Great retrospective of Dr. Shirley and his legacy in this memorial article: umc.edu/news_and_publi… twitter.com/CFAHC/status/6…

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RT @clin_sci: Review from Barbara Alexander @UMMCnews - gender differences in developmental programming of cardiovascular diseases buff.ly/1o1iIro

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