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Infectious Diseases Research Clinic

The Infectious Diseases Research Clinic is located in the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY. This clinic designs and conducts vaccine studies to prevent many different diseases that affect humans. Previous vaccine studies have included investigational vaccines to protect against seasonal pandemic and avian flu, pneumococcal disease, anthrax, herpes, malaria, human papillomavirus (HPV), and smallpox.

The clinic also operates an inpatient facility at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. The studies conducted at the inpatient facility focus on investigational vaccines and respiratory virus immunity. This clinic is directed by Dr. Angela Branche. The team includes nurses and research assistants who have many years of clinical research experience.

New York Influenza Center of Excellence - NYICE 

UR Vaccine & Treatment Evaluation Unit (UR VTEU)

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