Our research aims to advance science that can be rapidly applied to the understanding, treatment and prevention of pediatric disease.
Specific interests include:
Rhinovirus infection and childhood asthma interactions; Improving diet and physical fitness in children; Causes and consequences of iron deficiency in infancy; Cystic fibrosis neonatal screening; and Molecular pathogenesis of blastomycosis
- Grant submissions in 2009 increased by 21% over the previous year, and grants awarded increased by 7%—an impressive feat given today’s difficult funding environment.
- In 2009, 38 of our faculty were principal investigators on a grant, compared with 33 in 2008 (a 13% increase).
- Twelve of the department’s 16 divisions had active grants in 2009, up from 10 in 2008.
- The following faculty are active members of the Society for Pediatric Research:
- The following faculty are active members of the American Pediatric Society: