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Targeting mTor Signaling To Prevent Preterm Birth

S.K. Dey of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in the U.S. will test the hypothesis that the protein mTor, which regulates cell growth and survival, plays a critical role in premature uterine aging that lead to preterm birth, difficult labor and fetal death. This research could lead to the development of new strategies to combat preterm birth.

More information about Create New Technologies to Improve the Health of Mothers and Newborns (Round 5)

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit www.grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.