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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)

Recent News

February 24, 2021
New Coronavirus Vaccine Study Seeks to “Boost” Immune Response

January 28, 2021
Angela Branche Describes Efforts to Ensure Diversity in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Reuters

May 11, 2020
Rochester Man Enrolled in Covid-19 Treatment Clinical Trial Released from Hospital

May 8, 2020
Ann Falsey Speaks with News 8 TV about Remdesivir Therapeutic Trial and other Studies in IDRC

May 5, 2020
URMC, RRH Collaborating to Test Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine

April 30, 2020
Remdesivir Results “Promising” in Medical Center Clinical Trial

April 21, 2020
Drs. Falsey and Branche to be Featured on WXXI Live Forum: Fighting COVID-19

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