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16th Annual World Congress on Pediatrics

New York, USA

Professor Lawrence Dean Frenkel


Professor Lawrence Dean Frenkel

University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA

Biography

Lawrence D. Frenkel, MD is an academic pediatrician, infectious disease specialist, and immunologist who has devoted himself to clinical care, teaching, research and advocacy for children as well as to service to his colleagues, for over four decades.  Dr. Frenkel graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1965, with a BA degree in Chemistry.  He received his MD degree in 1969 from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and did a residency in Pediatrics at The New York Hospital/Cornell medical Center.  He served in the US Public Health Service as Associate Medical Officer of the Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health.  Thereafter he did a Fellowship in Immunology, Allergy and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Georgetown. His past academic and clinical appointments include:  Director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Division at the Medical College of Ohio, Director of the Division of Immunology, Allergy, and infectious Diseases and Director of the Pediatric Aids Program at the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford. He was invited to visit, present research, teach, and lecture in over 50 countries.  He has presented and published over 150 peer-reviewed papers and is himself an editor and reviewer for a score of renowned publications.

Abstract

Abstract : THE PATHOGENESIS OF MICROCEPHALY RESULTING FROM CONGENITAL ZIKA VIRUS INFECTION: WHY IS OUR BABY’S HEAD SMALL?