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Study will Explore Air Pollution’s Impact on the Developing Fetus

Oct 09, 2017

New research will seek to understand the biological mechanisms that are triggered by exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and lead to lower birth weight in newborns, placing them at greater risk for chronic conditions such as coronary heart disease and hypertension later in life. The research will be conducted in Beijing by an international team of researchers.

URMC Selected to Join National Food Allergy Research Network

Sep 22, 2017

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has been selected to join the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Clinical Network, a national group of research institutions working to accelerate the development of new therapies for food allergies and improve the quality of care patients receive.

Patrick Brophy Named Chair of Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

Sep 20, 2017

Patrick Brophy, M.D., MHCDS, who currently serves as Director of Pediatric Nephrology at University of Iowa Health Care, has been named the next William H. Eilinger Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) and physician-in-chief of Golisano Children’s Hospital (GCH).


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