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URMC research win $3M influenza grant

Rochester Business Journal
April 10, 2014

University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have won a $3 million grant to support influenza research.

The award from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is going to support ongoing research by New York Influenza Center of Excellence, a 7-year-old flu research center led by URMC scientists John Treanor M.D. and David Topham.

“This award is an acknowledgement of the highly productive contributions our center has made to the overall understanding of how the immune response to flu is regulated,” Treanor said.

Over the next year, Treanor, Topham and other researchers plan to work with colleagues at the University of Chicago, the University of Massachusetts and the Food and Drug Administration on flu vaccines.

Work by NYICE researchers in 2009 helped identify factors that led to a successful immune response against the H1N1 virus. In 2007, Treanor, a nationally recognized flu expert, played a key role in researching ways to study avian influenza and test a vaccine against it. He was called to testify before Congress on bird flu.
    
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