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Helping preemies breathe: Gates Foundation grants $3M to Seattle Children’s Hospital

Helping preemies breathe: Gates Foundation grants $3M to Seattle Children’s Hospital

Source: Puget Sound Business Journal

Seattle Children’s Research Institute announced the receipt of a three year, $3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to conduct two clinical trials of Seattle-PAP, an affordable device intended to provide breathing support to premature infants. “Worldwide, almost 1 million infants die each year from respiratory distress,” said Dr. Thomas Hansen, CEO of Seattle Children’s, in a statement.