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The Wynn laboratory is focused on the investigation of neonatal-specific innate immune cellular function and inflammatory signaling during sepsis as well as development of novel therapeutic immunomodulatory strategies aimed at improving sepsis outcomes.

Meet Dr. Wynn

Dr. James Lawrence Wynn is a Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, Immunology, and Experimental Medicine. He earned his medical degree and completed his clinical training in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of Florida.

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UF Pediatric News

Best Practices for COVID-19–Positive or Exposed Mothers—Breastfeeding and Pumping Milk

During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, mothers who may be exposed or infected might be unsure about feeding their infant breast milk. Mothers, along with their family and health…

A “twindemic”: 2020-21 flu season may be deadly alongside COVID-19, experts warn

Dr. Kathleen Ryan, a UF Health pediatrician, said that Shands employees are promoting influenza vaccines in primary care clinics both for adults and pediatrics. Their pediatric practices are also providing…

AavantiBio Launches With $107 Million Series A Financing

A premier syndicate of life sciences investors including Perceptive Advisors, Bain Capital Life Sciences, and RA Capital Management, together with Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., announced a $107 million Series A financing to create AavantiBio, a gene…

UF Health professor part of prestigious national committee advising on COVID-19 vaccine allocation

A national committee that includes a prominent University of Florida physician has recommended to federal and world leaders a four-phase approach to fairly allocate COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.