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Sveta Karelsky

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 629
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
2009     Annual Research Award  | University of Rochester
Dr. Karelsky is an assistant professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Karelsky is a native of Russia who has lived in the United States since childhood. She was undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a BA in molecular and cell biology. Her seminal undergraduate research work on short interfering RNA was published in the journal Nature. She subsequently completed medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and has recently graduated from the otolaryngology program at the University of Rochester. Dr. Karelsky practices primarily at Highland Hospital and provides a wide range of ear, nose and throat services to both children and adults. Her academic interests include improving patient care through improving hospital systems, education and communication.

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  1. Crotty S, Gohara D, Gilligan DK, Karelsky S, Cameron CE, Andino R. Manganese-dependent polioviruses caused by mutations within the viral polymerase. J Virol. 2003 May; 77(9):5378-88.
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  2. Gitlin L, Karelsky S, Andino R. Short interfering RNA confers intracellular antiviral immunity in human cells. Nature. 2002 Jul 25; 418(6896):430-4.
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