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Palmer donates $1M to UMMC's MIND Center for Alzheimer's research

JACKSON — Businessman John N. Palmer has donated $1 million to the MIND Center, a University of Mississippi Medical Center institution dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Palmer, the chairman and founder of GulfSouth Capital Inc., a Jackson-based private investment firm, presented the gift to the Memory Impairment and Neurodegenerative Dementia Research Center, which is committed to finding treatments and a ...

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Tom Mosley and MIND Center look at effects of aging on the brain

Dr. Tom Mosley is a professor of geriatric medicine and director of the MIND Center at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. His research has centered on the reasons why the brain changes with age, with an emphasis on cognitive illnesses like Alzheimer’s Disease. In 2010, he received the Bud Orgel Award for Distinguished Achievement in Research by the ...

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UMMC gets $9 million to study Alzheimer's

The University of Mississippi Medical Center announced today that it has received $9 million in grant money from the National Institutes of Health to study the risk factors for Alzheimer’s. The funds come from a total $26 million grant that is shared with four prominent academic medical centers. The other collaborating institutions are John Hopkins University, receiving $4.6 million in ...

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