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

Preventing neural tube defects

Date: 1 May 2018 - 31 August 2020

Preventing brain injury in premature babies

Date: 1 May 2018 - 30 April 2020

Premature birth: delaying early labour

Date: 1 March 2016 - 1 November 2019

Premature birth: predicting who’s at risk

Date: 1 January 2017 - 30 April 2018
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