Frances Saccoccio, MD, PhD
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Frances M. Saccoccio, MD, PhD, is a third-year fellow in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicines’ combined MD/PhD program, where her dissertation work focused on characterizing novel vaccine targets for congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Virginia. During fellowship, Frances is working with Dr. Sallie Permar to investigate immune correlates of protection to CMV infection. Her fellowship research is supported by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Fellowship Award funded by the National CMV Foundation, a NIH Loan Repayment Program Award, a Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award, and the Derfner Research Foundation. Frances is originally from Long Island, NY. She is an avid runner - she has completed more than 10 marathons (including several during fellowship) and enjoys training along the numerous trails in the Triangle.