January 3, 2013
UMass Medical School is providing important data for the National Children’s Study, embarking on a one-year pilot program to pioneer methods for recruiting expectant mothers, according to a recent story in the Telegram & Gazette.
Marianne Felice, MD, professor of pediatrics and obstetrics & gynecology, is principal investigator for the NCS Worcester County Study Site Center. The $3.6 million grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development will be used to sign up expectant mothers from local obstetrician’s offices, pre-natal clinics and hospitals.
Read the full story: Child health study coming to Worcester
Related link on UMassMedNow:
UMMS enrolling mothers in a National Children’s Study pilot