Our pediatric faculty, trainees and staff recently enjoyed the annual Pediatric Academic Societies conference. Rochester Pediatrics was represented in 83 scientific and academic presentations building a on a strong environment of collaboration. Some of the topics are highlighted in these videos.
Read about the advances our researchers are working toward.
Jamie Capal Tapped as New Head of Child Neurology
Feb 07, 2024
Jamie Capal, MD, whose specializes in intellectual and developmental disabilities, will serve chief of the Division of Child Neurology at Golisano Children’s Hospital.
Transforming Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research
Jan 29, 2024
The University of Rochester Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center is transforming the landscape of exploration.
Researchers find possible neuromarker for ‘juvenile-onset’ Batten disease
Jan 08, 2024
New research suggests an easy-to-measure brain process may be a target or biomarker in measuring treatment outcomes in clinical trials for patients with Batten disease.
Leading the Way in Early Childhood Caries Research
Nov 27, 2023
Dr. Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski provides an update from her $6 million NIDCR grant on how iodine may help prevent children with severe tooth decay from recurrence.
From lab to life-changer: URMC neuromuscular researchers pave the way for gene therapy revolution
Oct 23, 2023
For almost five decades, researchers with the Medical Center have been studying myotonic dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and other rare neuromuscular disorders, and played a pivotal role in...
Should We Screen All Newborns for Neurodevelopmental Disorders?
Sep 20, 2023
Expanding newborn screening to include identifying genes associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders would cause more harm than good, according to an article published in Pe...
NSF Awards UR Computer Science and EIOH Grant to Reduce Oral Health Disparities Using AI
Aug 24, 2023
A smartphone app that detects signs of tooth decay developed by University of Rochester scientists is one step closer to reality, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Protecting the vulnerable, informing the future
Jul 24, 2023
This is not another story about COVID. This is a story about how a group of scientists—including a neuroscientist, virologist, and nephrologist—and school leadership rolled up their sleeves, stepp...
Health is Where the Home is: Study Shows Pediatrician and Family Collaboration can Address Obesity
Jun 26, 2023
A new study co-authored by University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) faculty provides evidence for a straightforward solution to addressing the rise of pediatric obesity: collaboration between...
Research continues to rule out brain’s immune system as key to fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
May 08, 2023
Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester continue to find evidence that the brain’s immune system may not be the culprit behind fetal alcohol spectrum ...
Halting the Rise of Parkinson’s
Apr 24, 2023
The University of Rochester’s leadership in the field of environmental medicine stretches back to toxicology research programs developed at the University under the Manhattan Project. These progra...
Nothing to Sneeze at: Study Seeks to Understand Allergic Resistance of Old Order Mennonites
Apr 19, 2023
In a multi-institutional collaboration, researchers will examine three separate areas that could possibly explain allergic resistance for Old Order Mennonites: the immune system, the gut microbiome...
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