September 01, 2017

Swamy, Permar and Ooi (DNUS) Pilot Project Awarded Collaborative Grant for Improved Fetal Outcomes

Duke University and the Duke-National University of Singapore (NUS) Medical School have awarded Duke Ob/Gyn's Geeta Swamy, MD; and colleagues Sallie Permar, MD, PhD, and Eng Eong Ooi, BMBS, PHD, a $200,000 grant for their Duke/Duke-NUS pilot project, titled “Relationship Between Maternal Humoral Immunity and Fetal Outcome of Maternal Zika Virus Infection."

Dr. Swamy is Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn and Associate Dean for Regulatory Oversight & Research Initiatives in Clinical Research. Dr. Sallie Permar is Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology at the Duke School of Medicine and the Duke Human Vaccine Institute. Dr. Eong Ooi is Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases at Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School.

Sallie Permar and Geeta Swamy
Sallie Permar (left) and Geeta Swamy (right)

Please see the link for full article from the Duke Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.