Nov 21, 2016
Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D., William H. Eilinger Chair of Pediatrics and the pediatrician-in-chief at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
Oct 13, 2016
Cells from an infant’s nose are remarkably similar to those found in the lungs, a discovery that could lead to much more precise diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other infant lung diseases.
Oct 06, 2016
Jill Halterman, M.D., M.P.H., an accomplished physician and scientist whose research has helped guide the delivery of asthma care in Rochester and elsewhere, has been appointed Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).
Oct 04, 2016
The University of Rochester Medical Center has been awarded a 5-year, $5 million grant to measure the effectiveness of new vaccines for children with respiratory and intestinal infections. The grant, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), allows URMC’s Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases to continue evaluating the impact of new vaccines and new vaccine policies, especially those affecting young children.
Sep 27, 2016
Aggressive forms of neuroblastoma contain a specific protein in their cells’ nuclei that is not found in the nuclei of more benign forms of the cancer, and the discovery could lead to new forms of targeted therapy.
URMC Pediatrics Research Newsletter