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RGH Research Institute News & Press


08/2018 - Helping children with hearing loss from otitis media with effusion 


08/2017 - New weapon against ear infections 

08/2017 - Local Researchers at RGH create vaccine for bane of a parents existence  

08/2017 - Ear infections dropped after this vaccine hit the market 


09/2016 - Ten Year Study of the Stringently Defined Otitis Prone Child in Rochester, NY  


2015 - Urgent Care Management of Acute Otitis Media in Children 


08/2014 - Drop in kids' ear infections linked to pneumococcal vaccine 


10/2013 - Michael Pichichero MD/Head of the Rochester General Research Institute spoke with Channel 13 news and WXXI Radio News recently about the resurgence of Whooping Cough - an infectious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable coughing. Dr. Pichichero, who is also a Pediatrician, offered guidance for parents.

5/2013 - Antibiotic choice for children with penicillin 'allergy'

3/2013 - Individualized treatment approach urged for AOM

1/25/13 - Dr. Pichichero was interviewed on WXXI Radio….and in studio at Channel 13 on the following subject:
Every year, parents are required to make sure their children are up-to-date on all of the necessary vaccinations – and some children are not allowed back to school unless they have not been properly immunized. However, a new trend on the rise has many parents deviating from the recommend vaccine schedule – or simply disregarding it altogether. According to a new study from the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Institute for Health Research, 49 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 24 do not receive all of the recommended vaccinations or do not get vaccinated at all.


6/6/2012 - Spectral gradient acoustic reflectometry only an adjunct for specific otoscopic diagnoses

4/11/12 - Michael Pichichero MD/RGH Research Institute was an in-studio guest on 13 CW-WHAM's morning newscast talking about vaccine safety. Dr. Pichichero recently presented his extensive research to a panel of the World Health Organization meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is preparing to decide on the future use of thimeresol, a mercury-based preservative used in many vaccines outside of the United States.

4/3/12 - Michael Pichichero MD, Director of the Rochester General Research Institute was interviewed today by YNN reporter Christina Domingues about vaccine safety. Today, Dr. Pichichero presented a report to the World Health Organization (WHO) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is considering whether to ban the use of the mercury-based preservative, thimeresol, in vaccines. The story is expected to air on YNN this afternoon/evening. Yesterday, Dr. Pichichero was interviewed by WHAM Radio and on Friday, he will be interviewed on WXXI Radio during Morning Edition.


10/4/2010 - Rochester General Hospital Receives Largest Grant in its History