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Research. Our History and Our Future.

We are proud of the department's long history of cutting edge investigation in all types of health science research. While our investigators continue to pursue substantial bench research, we have been expanding our focus in the areas of translational and clinical research.




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  • Corinne Keet, MD, PhD

    Antibodies to Cow’s Milk Linked to Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Death

    Analyses led by Corinne Keet, MD, PhD, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, of two longitudinal studies reveal how an increased level of an antibody called immunoglobin (IgE) to cow’s milk is associated to cardiovascular-related death.

  • David Peden, MD, MS

    Peden Named Clinical Research Alliance Chief Research Officer

    David Peden, MD, MS, has been named chief research officer of the UNC School of Medicine Clinical Research Alliance. He will begin his work in the role immediately. He also serves as interim director of the CRA.

  • Care for NICU Families

    New Funding Supports “Care for NICU Families” Research and Program

    The Department of Pediatrics and Collaborative for Maternal and Infant Health, along with Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere, the University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) School of Nursing and subject matter collaborative partners, have received a $4 million Cooperative Agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to Advance Best Practices to Improve Postpartum Care In and Beyond the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (“Care for NICU Families”).

  • Keet and Thompson

    Keet and Thompson Elected to SPR

    Congratulations to Corinne Keet, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy/Immunology, and Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research, and Peyton Thompson, MD, MSCR,
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases, on their election to membership in the Society of Pediatric Research (SPR).

    The Society for Pediatric Research encourages and supports pediatric research endeavors by creating a multi-disciplinary network of diverse researchers to improve child health. Collaboration among SPR members creates meaningful progress for the future of children’s health. Active Members are independent researchers conducting hypothesis-driven research in a field related to pediatrics that have been nominated and seconded by SPR members and approved by SPR Council.

    Congratulations Corinne and Peyton!