Tackling premature birth | Action Medical Research

Tackling premature birth

The vital research we fund aims to improve understanding of the conditions that put babies at risk of an early birth and enable doctors to advance the search for new treatments that could prevent or stop early labour.

Current research

Can special play activities help premature babies with learning?

Date: 1 November 2017 - 31 December 2020

Preventing neural tube defects

Date: 1 June 2018 - 30 September 2020

Preventing brain injury in premature babies

Date: 1 October 2018 - 30 September 2020

Premature birth: delaying early labour

Date: 1 March 2016 - 1 November 2019
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