The Flu Vaccine...
Who Needs it?
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers found that at least three-quarters of kids who died from influenza had not been vaccinated in the months before they got sick. And while children with asthma, developmental disorders and other conditions are at higher risk, fully half the children who died were considered healthy before they became infected.
Most Kids Who Died of Flu Weren’t Vaccinated, Study Finds
Area Children Benefit from National Clinical Trials
Collaborating with investigators at other universities, Tristram Smith, Ph.D., studied whether children with Autism Spectrum Disorder benefit from their parents receiving rigorous training to manage their behavior. The studies were so successful they quickly turned the research methods into clinical practice.
Plugged In: Autism Research at URMC Means Quicker Adoption of New Therapies, and Better Outcomes for Patients
CDC Awards Grant to the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
URMC will receive $5 million over 5 years from the CDC’s New Vaccine Surveillance Network (NVSN).
Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D. states this highly competitive award allows investigators to study the use of new vaccines and should benefit children locally and nationally.
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Awarded Grant to Research New Vaccines