• 20 Mar 2014

    Startup Weekend Video

    Insight Park recently hosted Startup Weekend, a global grassroots movement which seeks to empower entrepreneurs. Over the course of the weekend, teams create and develop business plans which cover all areas of a venture startup including business model creation, coding, designing and market validation. The weekend ends with team presentations and feedback from local entrepreneurial leaders.    Read more →

    • 13 Dec 2013

    Doctors at UMMC Complete State’s First Pancreas Transplant

    JACKSON, Miss. – Building on the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s record of firsts, surgeons transplanted a pancreas and kidney into a 49-year-old man on Thursday night, marking the first such event for the state and final piece of UMMC’s abdominal transplant line.  Read more →

    • 09 Dec 2013

    Heart studies in Mississippi, Massachusetts to join forces

    JACKSON, Mississippi -- Heart studies in Massachusetts and Mississippi are teaming up to better understand why people respond differently to treatments for cardiovascular disease.  Read more →

    • 31 Oct 2013

    New UM Doctoral Program Aims to Help Recovery from Brain Injuries

    OXFORD, Miss. – Concussions and other head injuries, including those suffered by football players and military personnel in combat, have attracted widespread attention in recent years. To help address these problems, the University of Mississippi’s School of Education has launched a new Ph.D. program with a neuroscience component.  Read more →

    • 05 Aug 2013

    Bringing research dollars, treatment to cancer fight

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute has long been a Mecca for patients who want access to cutting edge cancer treatments. And in the four years since prominent cancer researcher Dr. Lucio Miele has been at the helm as director, it is also increasingly becoming a draw for millions of dollars in cancer research funds.  Read more →

    • 16 May 2013

    Human Clinical Efficacy Data for ChromaDex's Patented pTeroPure (pterostilbene) to be Presented at American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions

    IRVINE, Calif. and OXFORD, Miss.
    ChromaDex Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC), an innovative natural products company that provides proprietary, science-based solutions and ingredients to the dietary supplement, food & beverage, animal health, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries announced today that the human clinical data for its patented pTeroPure (pterostilbene) study was accepted for presentation at the High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions, sponsored by the American Heart Association's Council for High Blood Pressure Research and Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease. The presentation will be September 20, 2012, in Washington, D.C.   Read more →

    • 14 May 2013

    Alumnus' Idea Leads to Patent and Position with Technology Startup

    OXFORD, MS
    Chief scientist at CENTRI Technology, Paris singlehandedly invented cache-mapping compression, or CMC, a new class of patented data compression algorithms that accelerates and secures the transfer of data that originates from a mobile device and crosses an operator's network. He decided to assign his intellectual property rights to the university and work with the university's technology transfer office to patent and commercialize it.   Read more →