In May of 2013, the March of Dimes joined with Ohio’s leading universities and hospitals to launch the second prematurity research center aimed exclusively at finding the unknown causes of preterm birth. This video announcing the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center Ohio Collaborative demonstrates the commitment and enthusiasm of accomplished directors, investigators and faculty as they come together in this transdisciplinary and cross-institutional effort to solve the mysteries of preterm birth.

Innovation Catalyst applications are now being accepted for the fall funding cycle


Applications are due by October 16 with funding to begin January 1, 2018. This funding opportunity is open to faculty-level investigators from Ohio Collaborative sites and from other Ohio academic and medical institutions or by invitation from an Ohio Collaborative director or theme leader.  A project period up to 2 years with a budget up to $50,000 per year may be requested.  For further details, please contact Joanne.Chappell@cchmc.org or click here for the application.

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