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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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September 2, 2021
Lessons from COVID: URMC, RGH Launch Clinical Trials to Test mRNA Flu Vaccine

August 23, 2021
URMC-Tested, FDA-Approved: Pfizer Vaccine is First to Move Beyond Emergency Use Authorizations

June 8, 2021
New Study Mismatches Vaccine Doses to Boost Immunity to COVID and Variants

June 8, 2021
URMC Researchers to Engage in Pediatric Trials for Pfizer's COVID Vaccine

May 17, 2021
New Study Examines Immune Responses of New Moms

May 10, 2021
Medical Center Experts Weigh in on Safety, Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

May 6, 2021
Angela Branche Recognized at Satcher Community Health Awards

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