Special Awards

        The March of Dimes Award for Best Research in Prematurity

        Abstract # 1
        Metabolomics in Premature Labor: A Novel Approach to Identify Patients at Risk for Preterm Delivery
        Roberto Romero, Ricardo Gomez, Jyh Kae Nien, Bo Hyun Yoon, R. Luo, Chris Beecher, and Moshe Mazor
        Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD/NIH/DHHS, Bethesda, MD; CEDIP, Sotero del Rio Hospital, Puente Alto, Chile; Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; Metabolon, Inc., Durham, NC; Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel

        The Dru Carlson Memorial Award for Best Research in Ultrasound and Genetics

        Abstract # 2
        Detection of Down Syndrome by Proteomic Profiling of Maternal Serum
        Mary D'Alton, David Luthy, Fergal Malone, Jacob Canick, Michael Gravett, Geralyn Lambert-Messerlian, Mark Tomlinson, Ron Rosenfeld, and Srinavasa Nagalla
        Columbia University, New York, NY; Obstetrix Medical Group, Seattle, WA; Brown University, Providence, RI; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR; Northwest Perinatal Associates, Portland, OR