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Researchers aim to prevent global prematurity and stillbirths
Date:2/18/2008

researchers on their findings and guide development of the program content for the international summit.

Researchers include:

  • Fernando Barros Investigator, Universidade Catlica de Pelotas; Pelotas, Brazil
  • Zulfiqar Bhutta. Investigator, Aga Khan University; Karachi, Pakistan
  • Mike Gravett Investigator, University of Washington School of Medicine; Seattle, WA, USA
  • Tom Hansen - CEO of Childrens Hospital and Co-PI of the Program; Seattle, WA, USA
  • Joy Lawn Investigator, Saving Newborn Lives/Save the Children-US; Cape Town, South Africa
  • Craig Rubens - Principle Investigator, Childrens Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine; Seattle, WA, USA
  • Cynthia Stanton Investigator, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Cesar Victora Investigator, University of Pelotas; Pelotas, Brazil

The objectives of the Office for Prevention of Prematurity and Stillbirth are to; identify mechanisms, causes and risk factors for prematurity and stillbirths that will lead to the development of new diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic interventions around the globe.


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Contact: Jennifer Seymour
jennifer.seymour@seattlechildrens.org
206-987-5207
Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center of Seattle
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