Today, March of Dimes announces three young investigators as recipients of the 2020 Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Awards: Dr. Ripla Arora from Michigan State University, Dr. Corina Lesseur from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Dr. Jamie Lo from Oregon Health & Science University. The annual award supports early-career scientists embarking on independent research careers who are committed to fighting for the health of all moms and babies.

Named for the first March of Dimes chairman and president, the award carries a $150,000 grant and is part of the nonprofit’s effort to promote actionable science that turns observations from the laboratory into interventions that support healthy moms and strong babies.

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