The School of Nursing houses one of the few basic science laboratories located within a southeastern United States nursing school. The laboratories are equipped for state-of-the-art cell culture, molecular biology, fluorescence microscopy and protein chemistry studies. The School of Nursing PhD students have the opportunities in the lab for research augmenting for adding biomarkers.
Two School of Nursing faculty members have basic science research programs aimed at understanding mechanisms underlying chronic demyelinating disorders and tumor resistance to cancer chemotherapy. They include the following:
Scientists in these labs focus on research related to:
School of Nursing faculty conduct epidemiological and community-settings research in the following categories:
University Nursing Associates (UNA), a division of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, successfully operate school-based clinics at Brown Elementary, Rowan Middle School and Johnson Elementary. More information
UNACARE Family Health Clinic, a full-service, urban family practice clinic, is located in the Midtown community in Jackson. More information