MedSciNet has helped develop and launch the LINK registry, a searchable database of pregnancy and birth cohort studies from around the world.
The LINK Registry was developed after a meeting in Seattle in 2010, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control, which brought together researchers with the intent to accelerate research in preterm birth. A key outcome was the need to share information about current studies and this led to the development of the LINK Registry.
The aim of the LINK Registry is to foster new collaborations among investigators across studies and settings, to facilitate new research, and improve maternal, fetal, and newborn health outcomes globally.
The LINK Registry was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.