Women & Infants awards $50K for studies on preventive care, ovarian cancer

WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL announced the award of two $25,000 grants to researchers studying how epithelial ovarian cancer tumors escape immune system elimination and the effectiveness of preventive health care among recently incarcerated women. From left, Jennifer Ribeiro of Women & Infants’ Program in Women’s Oncology, leading the ovarian cancer study, and Dr. E. Christine Brousseau of the Women & Infants’ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Research, leading the preventive health study. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL
PROVIDENCE – Women & Infants Hospital has awarded two grants totaling about $25,000 each from the Constance A. Howes Women’s Health Innovation Research Fund for studies on women’s preventive care and epithelial ovarian cancer. Dr. E. Christine Brousseau of the Women & Infants’ Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Research will use her grant…

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