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Pediatric Research News

Children’s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Named Fellow of the AAAS

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.

Jill Halterman to Lead Clinical Research

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).

Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Awarded Grant to Research New Vaccines

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.


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