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.
- Our department had a 2% increase in grant submissions and a 13% increase in grant funding in 2010.
- We launched 16 new clinical studies in 2010; 7 of our primary care sites and 2 community partners were active participants in these studies.
- 45 investigators—a full third of our faculty—had competitive extramural funding, an 18% increase from 2009.
- The following faculty are active members of the Society for Pediatric Research:
- The following faculty are active members of the American Pediatric Society: