January 09, 2013
After losing their son to cancer, Kevin and Zoe Wilmot founded Crosby's Fund, a philanthropic initiative focused on funding neuroblastoma research.
January 08, 2013
Elizabeth R. “Lissa” McAnarney, M.D., professor and chair emerita of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, will receive the 2013 John Howland Medal from the American Pediatric Society, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pediatric Society.
January 03, 2013
A study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition adds to the growing scientific evidence that when expecting mothers eat fish often, they are giving their future children a boost in brain development even though they are exposing their children to the neurotoxin, methyl mercury, present in fish.
December 13, 2012
Caroline “Caren” Breese Hall, M.D., an internationally recognized expert in pediatric infectious diseases, died at home on December 10, 2012, at age 73. A professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Dr. Hall’s contributions and her devotion to science, clinical care, and teaching helped improve the lives of children, trainees, and colleagues.