Principal Investigator

Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D. University of Rochester work Box 672 601 Elmwood Ave Rochester NY 14642 office: MRBX 2-1110 p (585) 275-3216

Honors & News

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  • April 19, 2016

    Community Talk on Zika Virus Features Infectious Disease Expert from Brazil

    As the warm summer season approaches, the possibility of a Zika outbreak in the United States looms large. The greatest concern is for women of childbearing age, as studies continue to link exposure to the virus in pregnancy to serious birth defects like microcephaly, hearing loss and blindness.

    Esper Kallas, M.D., Ph.D., an infectious diseases specialist and professor of Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil will speak about Zika virus on Monday, May 9 at 7:30 pm in the Eisenhart Auditorium at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. The event is free and open to the public. Kallas will be joined by a panel of experts from the University of Rochester Medical Center:

  • February 11, 2016

    Scientists Seek to Improve Flu Vaccine for the Very Young

    Scientists at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have discovered a way to make a nasal spray flu vaccine safer for those who are at greatest risk of catching the flu, particularly infants under the age of 2. The work is early and a long way from being applied in people, but offers promise for a vaccine that could better protect the most vulnerable.