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Jennifer Nayak, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-9477

Fax: (585) 273-1104

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Pediatric infectious diseases

Research

My current research interests involve:

• Understanding how a child's early exposure to influenza shapes immunity and poises the immune system to respond to subsequent influenza challenge
• Utilizing CD4 T cell-mediated immunity to improve vaccines directed against pandemic strains of influenza
• Understanding how pre-existing CD4 T cells directed against influenza influence the ability of B cells to respond to influenza vaccination

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

2004
MD | SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/21/2007 - 07/21/2010
Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Disease at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2005 - 07/20/2007
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2003
Alpha Omega Alpha

1999
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

1999
Golden Key National Honor Society

1996 - 2000
Rush Rhees Scholarship


Bacelli Award


Merck Manual Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

12/30/2019
Nayak J, Hoy G, Gordon A. "Influenza in Children." Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine. 2019 Dec 30; Epub 2019 Dec 30.

12/18/2019
Shannon I, White CL, Nayak JL. "Understanding Immunity in Children Vaccinated With Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2019 Dec 18; Epub 2019 Dec 18.

11/26/2019
Misra RS, Nayak JL. "The Importance of Vaccinating Children and Pregnant Women against Influenza Virus Infection." Pathogens.. 2019 Nov 26; 8(4)Epub 2019 Nov 26.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Epiglottitis
Book Title: Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases
Author List: Nayak JL, Weinberg GA
Edited By: Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ
Published By: Elsevier Saunders 2015 in Philadelphia

2015
Chapter Title: Epiglottitis, laryngitis,laryngotracheitis (bacterial tracheitis), and croup (laryngotracheobronchitis)
Book Title: Contemporary Approaches to Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Author List: Weinberg GA, Nayak JL
Edited By: Patel JA, Chonmaitree T
Published By: Future Medicine 2015 in London

2015
Chapter Title: Bronchiolitis
Book Title: BMJ Point of Care Monograph
Author List: Nayak JL
Published By: On-line 2015

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