Duke launches Project HOPE1000

Friday, November 9, 2018
Sallie Permar, MD, PhD and Gita Swamy, MD

Sallie Permar, MD, PhD and Gita Swamy, MD

Project Hope1000, a new Children’s Health & Discovery Initiative (CHDI) research study led by Sallie Permar, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics, molecular genetics and microbiology, and immunology, and associate dean of physician-scientist development for the Duke University School of Medicine, and Geeta Swamy, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, vice dean and associate vice provost for scientific integrity for the Duke University School of Medicine, and vice chair for research and faculty development for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, launches this week, coinciding with World Prematurity Day. The cohort study will be comprised of 1000 mother-infant pairs and focus on biological measures during the first 1000 days of life to understand the links between pregnancy factors and mother/infant health outcomes. New participants will be eligible to enroll in the study during the next 3 years.

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