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 agesJuly 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.
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 Rudrabhatla; Morgan, Lindee; and Siller, Michael
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.
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.
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!
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.