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

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

Pediatrics , Pediatric Hospital Medicine

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Appointment (585) 276-4113

About Me

Certified Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

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


Residency & Fellowship

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.