Friends of Prentice focuses exclusively on women and infants' health

Discover What Your Money Does

Friends of Prentice is committed to superior healthcare spanning the full spectrum of a woman's life.  We fund leading edge initiatives that improve the quality of health for women and infants in our immediate community and across the globe.

Friends of Prentice has provided funding to endor or establish the following key women's health initiatives:

Seed Funding

Seed Funding to establish the Northwestern Ovarian Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program

Fellowships

Fellowships in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Neonatology

Clinical Research Funds

Clinical Research Funds for Gynecologic Oncology and Prenatal Diagnosis

Capital Support

Capital Support for the 5th floor of Prentice Women's Hospital - the Friends of Prentice Floor for Outpatient Testing and Women's Programs

Research & Educational Grants

Research & Educational Grants for Campus wide competitive grants initiative, Support for the Institute for Women's Health Research, Uterine Fibroid research and Robotic Surgery training in the Department of Gynecology Research, and recruitment support for Urogynecology

Seed Funding to establish the Northwestern Ovarian Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program

History of Giving

2014 – $493,000

Nine projects funded including the areas of: Improved vascular developments in premature infants, biomarkers of inflammation of Perinatal depression, ovarian cancer treatments, reduction/prevention of uterine fibroids, maternal-fetal vitamin D deficiency & obesity onset linkage

2013 – $450,000

Eight projects funded including the areas of: MRI imaging and preventative therapy for cerebral palsy, sBPD (severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia) effects in pre-term infants, gynecological oncology clinical trials, primary and metastatic breast cancer treatments

2012 – $418,000

Five projects funded including the areas of: Stillbirth & genetic risk factors, endometriosis treatment, NICU cord blood study

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Your Donations Matter

Friends of Prentice funds leading edge research that promotes superior healthcare spanning the arc of a woman's life.  By donating to Friends of Prentice you're supporting potentially life-saving initiatives, frmo Ovarian Cancer Detection to Postpartum Depression treatments.  Your support is helping to ensure the highest quality of healthcare is delivered to women and infants in our immediate community and across the globe.