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    Studies Probe Adenovirus Link to Childhood Hepatitis Cases

    July 18, 2022

    Two new papers add to the circumstantial evidence that a common childhood virus might be involved in the rare hepatitis cases, but many questions remain.

  • Study finds childhood obesity occurring at greater frequency, with more severity and at younger ages thumbnail Photo

    Study finds childhood obesity occurring at greater frequency, with more severity and at younger ages

    July 15, 2022

    A new study led by Emory researchers, including GENI's Venkat Narayan, MD, found that the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States continues to grow, despite numerous public health efforts.

  • 2022 Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference Poster Award Winners

    June 06, 2022

    Congratulations to our 2022 Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference Poster Award Winners!

    First Place Poster Winner
    “Pain-free Microneedle based Subunit Vaccine Candidate against Respiratory Syncytial Virus affecting Pediatric Population”
    Smital Rajan Patil; Menon, Ipshita; Kang, Sang-Moo and D'Souza, Martin

    Second Place Poster Winner
    "Pediatric Self Swabbing Guidelines for COVID-19” 
    Cheryl Stone; Jesse J. Waggoner, Miriam B. Vos, Erika A. Tyburski, Phuong-Vi Nguyen, Jessica M. Ingersoll, Candace Miller, Julie Sullivan, Mark Griffiths, Cheryl Stone, Macarthur Benoit, Laura Benedit, Brooke Seitter, Robert Jerris, Joshua M. Levy, Colleen S. Kraft, Sarah Farmer, Amanda Foster, Anna Wood, Adrianna L. Westbrook, Claudia R. Morris, Usha N. Sathian, William Heetderks, Li Li, Kristian Roth, Mary Barcus, Timothy Stenzel, Greg S. Martin, Wilbur A. Lam

    Third Place Poster Winner
    “The Role of Concerns Regarding Teachers’ Division of Classroom Attention in the Formation of Inclusion Attitudes in Parents of Typically-developing Children: Considerations of Parents’ Social Justice-related Values” 
    Asha RudrabhatlaMorgan, Lindee; and Siller, Michael

  • A New Look for Diagnosing Autism? EarliTec Advances Toward the Marketplace thumbnail Photo

    A New Look for Diagnosing Autism? EarliTec Advances Toward the Marketplace

    April 29, 2022

    Marcus Autism Center's Ami Klin, PhD and Warren Jones, PhD are working on a new early diagnostic tool for autism. Read more about their innovative research.

  • Inside the High-Stakes Race to Test the Covid Tests

    March 18, 2022

    The New York Times wrote a feature about the Atlanta RADx team and all they've done to help move forward Covid testing during the pandemic.

  • Baek Kim Named Schinazi Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Research thumbnail Photo

    Baek Kim Named Schinazi Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Research

    March 08, 2022

    We are so pleased to announce Baek Kim, PhD, RPh, has been appointed as the Schinazi Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Research! This is a very prestigious honor and we are so proud of Dr. Kim’s accomplishments and look forward to many continued successes to come.

  • New Division Chief of Allergy/Immunology thumbnail Photo

    New Division Chief of Allergy/Immunology

    February 15, 2022

    We’re so pleased to announce the creation of a new independent Division of Allergy/Immunology, to be led by a new Division Chief, Dr. Brian Vickery!

  • Department of Pediatrics Ranked #4

    February 15, 2022

    The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has ranked Emory University’s Department of Pediatrics (DOP), the primary academic partner of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, No. 4 in the country for federal research dollars from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021 for pediatrics departments. Congratulations to all! This is an honor and reflection of the hard work you put into research and helping to advance medical discoveries every day.