Is the March of Dimes conducting research on spina bifida?
Several March of Dimes grantees are searching for genes that may contribute to spina bifida and other NTDs to develop new ways to prevent these disorders. Others are seeking a better understanding of how folic acid prevents NTDs, to make this treatment even more effective. The March of Dimes is a member of the National Council on Folic Acid, an alliance of organizations working to promote the benefits and consumption of folic acid. back to top Where can families find additional information on spina bifida? More information is available from: • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) • Spina Bifida Association 4590 MacArthur Boulevard, N.W.