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CRI to contribute to New March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center

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This month, the March of Dimes Foundation announced a collaboration with the University of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Duke Medicine to create a new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center focused on determining the currently unknown factors causing premature birth.

Under the leadership of PI and Program Director Carole Ober, PhD, the University of Chicago Medicine will have the lead role in this project, to which March of Dimes will contribute $10 million over the next five years. The Center for Research Informatics will contribute bioinformatics and computing resources to this important research.

Read more about the center and the CRI’s contributions here.