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  • 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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.  

  • Congratulations to the 2021 Pediatric Research Awardees supported by the Imlay Innovation Fund

    December 09, 2021

    December 9, 2021 Smart and Connected Nanomembrane Biopatch with AI for Wireless, Continuous Health Monitoring of Pediatric Patients – Towards Immediate Commercialization Georgia Tech: Woonhong Yeo, PhD Children’s:  Kevin Maher, MD Award Amount: $120,000 supported by the Imlay Innovation Fund …

  • Congratulations to our 2021 Atlanta Pediatric Scholars!

    November 29, 2021

    The Atlanta Pediatric Scholars Program, (K12HD072245; PI, Lucky Jain, MD), is funded by The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and is administered and supported by Emory University Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. This program is a mentored institutional career development program for senior fellows and junior faculty who have recently completed postgraduate clinical training in Pediatrics and are committed to launching an independent research career in basic laboratory science.