Seattle Children's Hospital gets $1 million from Gates Foundation
Puget Sound (WA) Business Journal, February 19, 2008
Seattle Children's Hospital Research Institute has received a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that will be used to study premature and stillbirth infant deaths. Prematurity causes 1 million newborn baby deaths a year worldwide, according to officials at Children's, who said the grant money will be used to "review current published literature and identify opportunities for new areas of research to reduce the incidence of prematurity and stillbirths worldwide." Children's will hold an international summit in Seattle next year on the topic of prematurity.