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Candace Dawn Gildner, M.D., Ph.D.

Candace Dawn Gildner, M.D., Ph.D.


Appointment (585) 276-4113

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist (SMD)


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 2014 - 2018

Internship, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 2012 - 2014


MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 2012

PHD | University of Rochester. Specialist/Technology, Other, Biomedical Engineering. 2011


Jules Cohen Teaching Award. 2012

Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement. 2012

Alpha Omega Alpha. 2011

AMSA Medical Education Leadership Institute Travel Award. 2007

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Teaching Award. 2007

Third Place, Heat Transfer/Tissue Division Master's Level Poster Competition. 2003

Rpbert L. Wells Award. 2001

Phi Beta Kappa. 2000

Tau Beta Pi Inductee. 1999

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. 1999 - 2001


Journal Articles

Opposing effects of collagen I and vitronectin on fibronectin fibril structure and function.

Gildner CD, Roy DC, Farrar CS, Hocking DC

Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology.. 2014 February 34 :33-45. Epub 02/06/2014.

Identification of the heparin-binding determinants within fibronectin repeat III1: role in cell spreading and growth.

Gui L, Wojciechowski K, Gildner CD, Nedelkovska H, Hocking DC

The Journal of biological chemistry.. 2006 November 17281 (46):34816-25. Epub 09/18/2006.

Fibronectin matrix polymerization increases tensile strength of model tissue.

Gildner CD, Lerner AL, Hocking DC

American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology.. 2004 July 287 (1):H46-53. Epub 03/04/2004.