Special Awards

        The March of Dimes Award for Best Research in Prematurity

        Abstract # 14
        Detection of Intraamniotic Inflammation/Infection by Proteomic Profiling. Prospective Comparison with Rapid Diagnostic Tests (Glucose, WBC, LDH, Gram Stain), IL-6 and MMP-8
        Catalin Buhimschi (F), Ben Hamar, Mert Bahtiyar, Guomao Zhao, Anna Sfakianaki, Christian Pettker, Lissa Magloire, Errol Norwitz, Edmund Funai, Michael Paidas, Carl Weiner, Joshua Copel, Charles Lockwood, and Irina Buhimschi
        Yale University, New Haven, CT; University of Maryland at Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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

        Abstract # 69
        Contingent Screening for Trisomy 21- Results from a General Population Screening Trial
        Fergal Malone, Howard Cuckle, Robert Ball, David Nyberg, Christine Comstock, George Saade, Richard Berkowitz, Susan Gross, Lorraine Dugoff, Sabrina Craigo, Ilan Timor, Stephen Carr, Honor Wolfe, Kimberly Dukes, and Mary D'Alton
        Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland; University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K.; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA; William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI; University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO; Tufts University, Boston, MA; NYU Medical Center, New York, NY; Brown University, Providence, RI; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; DM-STAT, Boston, MA; Columbia University, New York, NY