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Pediatric Research News

Using the Microbiome to Help Premature Babies Grow

Oct 29, 2018

A study suggests that the gut microbiome – the trillions of tiny bacteria that live in the digestive tract – could help doctors personalize nutrients and feeding patterns to help the most vulnerable babies get a stronger start to life.

Davitt Family Gives $2M to Golisano Children’s Hospital

Oct 19, 2018

Mark and Maureen Davitt have donated $2 million to UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, bringing the university close to its philanthropy goal for the new hospital building. The hospital’s 8th floor will be named in their honor.

URMC Researchers Aim to Reduce Disparities in Pediatric Asthma Care

Sep 13, 2018

In the hopes of combating asthma care disparities, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are launching a new, $3.6 million study in partnership with the Rochester City School District (RCSD) that aims to help children with chronic, persistent asthma receive specialized care: a combination of school-based treatment and telemedicine visits with asthma specialists. Asthma affects 1 in 10 children in the United States, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood.

URMC to Host National Developmental Disabilities Health Conference

Aug 09, 2018

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) will host the 2019 annual conference of the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD). The event, the preeminent conference for physicians, dentists, and other providers who treat patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will take place from May 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.

 

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