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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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Mississippi is racing and researching for Alzheimer’s cure

Purple is the new pink. The expression is a catchy way of summing up the goals of the Mississippi Alzheimer’s Association: to raise awareness and funding in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Just like with breast cancer, there are hundreds of Mississippians helping with races and research to one day find a cure for Alzheimer’s, a brain-ravaging illness that affects ...

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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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