Prematurity research

Researchers are working to identify the causes of premature birth. We are searching for new treatments to prevent or halt preterm labor and working toward improvements in medical care of premature babies. Learn more.

Birth defects research

The March of Dimes provides grants to researchers, with the goal of understanding the causes of and treatments for birth defects. Learn more.

Infant health research

Learn how the medical research into infant and maternal health supported by the March of Dimes is helping improve babies’ chances of being born healthy and staying healthy.

Research grants

March of Dimes research investments are vital to our mission. Funding is available through three categories of grants and interested candidates can submit their proposal. Find out how.