Faculty News

Holtz Honored with Doris Duke Clinical Foundation Award

Dr. Holtz’s project is Transmission and development of the human infant virome. Read more.


Faculty Feature: Stuart Friess, MD

Under the mentorship of biomedical engineer Dr. Susan Margulies, Stu began his research career developing behavioral assessments for immature swine following head injury (talk about a dirty job!) during fellowship. Read more.



Spotlight on Women in Medicine and Science

This year’s Spotlight includes one of Pediatrics’ own, Audrey Odom John, MD with Infectious Diseases.  We invite all faculty to attend this once-a-year opportunity. Read more.



Bacharier Named Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research

On August 1, 2017, Leonard Bacharier, M.D. was named The Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research. Read more.




Funded Awards

Congratulations to Leonard Bacharier, Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, Cecelia Calhoun, Chesney Castleberry, Megan Cooper, Mary Dinauer, Katie Plax, David Rosen, and Gregory Storch. Read more.

Funding Opportunities

R01 Series – new: October 5
U01 – new: October 5
K Series – new: October 12
R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: October 16
R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: October 25

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OFD News

OFD has New Leadership

Dr. Yumi Turmelle and Dr. David Schnadower have joined Dr. Bess Marshall as co-directors of the OFD. Read more.

Promotions & Appointments

Several Dept. of Pediatrics have been promoted to Professor, Associate Professor or Assistant Professor.  Read more.

 Research News

  • 2017 Request for Applications, American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grants (ACS-IRG)
  • KL2 Career Development Awards 2017 Application Cycle Information
  • NIH Mock Study Section November 14, 2017, 12:00-4:00, CAM., Conference Room 1, LOIs
  • NIGMS phasing out P01, replacing with RM1
  • MIR Education Series – NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding programs
  • DCM – Rodent Capacity and Infrastructure Renewal Project

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Upcoming Events

The State of the Department talk is on Friday, September 8.  Read more about all of the important upcoming events.


Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.

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