January 04, 2016
Researchers at UCSF have developed a metabolic algorithm that can be used to determine the gestational age of newborns, using a small amount of blood taken from the newborn’s heel.
August 05, 2015
Led by a Steering Committee of leaders from Fresno, the Preterm Birth Collective Impact Steering Committee now seeks a Backbone Organization to support the effort. A backbone organization provides independent staffing that is dedicated to coordinating the various activities and stakeholder groups...
November 17, 2014
More than 3,000 Children Die Daily from Preterm Birth Complications $250 Million in Research Programs on Preterm Birth Announced on World Prematurity Day
A GLOBAL SNAPSHOT: About 15 million babies are born premature, or before 37 weeks, each year – and the problem isn't just abroad. Source: March of Dimes.
April 24, 2014
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals today announced a $100 million global initiative to address the epidemic of premature birth, the leading cause of death for newborns and the second leading cause of death for children under five.