Drs. Baker and Farrell Receive Legacy of Angels Foundation Research Award

Congratulations to Mei Baker, MD, FACMG, and Philip Farrell, MD, PhD, for their 2-year research award of $415,273 from the Legacy of Angels Foundation. Their project, “Improving IRT/DNA newborn screening for cystic fibrosis to reduce false positives by a new molecular strategy” will study develop a three-tier IRT/DNA CF screening protocol that will significantly reduce false positive results caused by identification of CF carrier infants.