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Dr. Christian Rosas-Salazar, M.D., M.P.H., receives ATS Assembly on Pediatrics Scientific Abstract Award. Dr. Rosas-Salazar's abstract "Risk or Protective Factor? Mild Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Infancy and the Development of Recurrent Childhood Wheeze" was selected by the Pediatric Program Committee in recognition of Young Investigator for his exceptional contribution to Research Submitted to the Assembly on Pediatrics.

Kedir Turi, Ph.D., receives AII abstract scholarship. Dr. Turi's abstract was chosen by the Assembly on Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII) to receive a scholarship for the 2017 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference.

Niek Achten, M.D., receives an ATS travel award. Dr. Achten, former research fellow for the Asthma research Group, was granted a travel fund to visit the American Thoracic Society Conference and present two abstracts. 

Cosby Stone, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., discusses seasonal allergies on WTVF Channel 5. Dr. Stone, Vanderbilt allergist, appeared on Channel 5's MorningLine to talk about prevention, causes and possible treatments for seasonal allergies. http://www.newschannel5.com/plus/morningline/morningline-seasonal-allergies

Christian Rosas-Salazar, MD, MPH, recently received the prestigious Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program award for his project titled “Infant RSV Infection, the Airway Microbiome, and Childhood Respiratory Outcomes ”. The Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program is a national award given to promising young investigators who demonstrate strong research skills in the field of pulmonary, sleep, and critical care.

Tina Hartert, M.D., M.P.H. and Cosby Stone, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., recently developed a tool to determine who needs to be vaccinated. Who to Vax is an interactive tool developed by Drs. Hartert and Stone to determine whether an adult should receive the adult pneumococcal vaccination. https://medicine.mc.vanderbilt.edu/whotovax/#node/1

Cosby Stone, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., was featured in an interview with WSMV Channel 4. In light of the recent spring-like weather, Dr. Stone discussed the fast-approaching pollen season and what the end of winter means for Nashville residents. http://www.wsmv.com/story/34579455/midstate-takes-the-good-and-bad-of-unsesonably-warm-february

Childhood health influences focus of new NIH initiative. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced it will award $157 million to launch a multi-center, seven-year initiative that will investigate how exposure to environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents.

Dr. R. Stokes Peebles, M.D. was recently interviewed by WZTV Fox 17 News and WKRN News 2. Dr. Stokes Peebles discussed the warm weather's effect on this year's allergy season. http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/webapps/MyVUMC/myvumc/index.html?article=19263&utm_source=February+28%2C+2017&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MyVUMC

Kedir Turi, Ph.D., presented at the Keystone Symposia on Molecular adn Cellular Biology in Keystone, CO. Dr. Turi spoke about Identification of Infant Acute Respiratory Illness Cytokine-Response Subgroups Associated wit hRecurrent Wheezing Phenotype.

Cosby Stone, Jr. M.D., M.P.H., was featured in an interview with WSMV Channel 4. In light of the recent spring-like weather, Dr. Stone discussed the fast-approaching pollen season and what the end of winter means for Nashville residents. http://www.wsmv.com/story/34579455/midstate-takes-the-good-and-bad-of-unsesonably-warm-february

Childhood health influences focus of new NIH initiative. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced it will award $157 million to launch a multi-center, seven-year initiative that will investigate how exposure to environmental factors in early development — from conception through early childhood — influences the health of children and adolescents.

Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO). Vanderbilt is among a consortium of study centers involved in the initiative known as ECHO, which will focus on four major health areas: asthma, neuro-development, obesity and perinatal outcomes.

Cosby Stone, Jr. M.D., M.P.H., discussed sinus infections during the holiday season. WSMV Channel 4 featured Dr. Stone in an article about the severity of viruses this winter, which appear to be more threatening and prevalent than in years past. http://www.wsmv.com/story/34117974/drier-air-severe-viruses-linked-to-prolonged-sickness

Developmental Impact of NICU Exposures (DINE). Paul Moore, M.D., is the Vanderbilt principal investigator for the DINE cohort.  Vanderbilt’s cohort is the largest group of premature infants of the 15 DINE sites.

Patty Russell, R.N., B.S.N., was named a finalist for the Tennessean 13th Annual Salute to Nurses Awards.

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