Perinatal HIV Research Unit Company Profile

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The Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), established in 1996, is one of the largest AIDS research centres in Africa. The early research focus on prevention of mother to child transmission has expanded and PHRU now leads studies on many different aspects of HIV prevention, treatment and care including medical and social research. PHRU is a research unit of the University of the Witwatersrand, directed by Dr Glenda Gray and Prof James McIntyre. The unit is based in Soweto, South Africa, at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, one of the world's biggest hospitals.


University of the WitwatersrandPO Box 114
South Africa


Phone: 27 11 989-9700
Fax: 27 11 938-3973

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Researchers urge federal policymakers to address perinatal depression among minority women

Despite Latinas' and African-American women's increased risks of perinatal depression and the availability of reliable screening tools and national awareness campaigns, research has shown that these w...

Perinatal Outcomes in ART: Maternal vs Treatment Effects

A gestational surrogate model is used to separate maternal from treatment factors that influence perinatal outcomes. Medscape Ob/Gyn

Does ursodeoxycholic acid improve perinatal outcomes in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?

What you need to knowWomen with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy are at higher risk of adverse perinatal outcomes such as fetal distress, spontaneous preterm birth, and stillbirthUrsodeoxycholic....

Federal officials urged to increase perinatal depression treatment in minority women

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Despite increased risks of perinatal depression, research has shown that Latina and African-American women are significantly less likely to be screened or ...

CSF Inflammatory Cytokines Linked to Perinatal Depression

(MedPage Today) -- Novel research supports neuroinflammatory mechanism

A broader look at adolescents with perinatal HIV

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Opportunities and Challenges in Global Perinatal Research.

The global plight of stillbirths and neonatal mortality is concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. The ambitious targets introduced by the World Health Organization in the Every Newborn Acti...

Migrant perinatal depression study: a prospective cohort study of perinatal depression on the Thai-Myanmar border.

Perinatal depression is a significant contributor to maternal morbidity. Migrant women in resource-poor settings may be at increased risk, yet little research has been conducted in low-income and midd...

Perinatal SSRI medications and offspring hippocampal plasticity: interaction with maternal stress and sex.

There is growing use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSRI) medications during the perinatal period to treat maternal affective disorders. Perinatal SSRI exposure can have a l...

Prenatal, perinatal, and neonatal risk factors of autism spectrum disorder.

We explored the association of 29 previously reported neonatal, perinatal and prenatal conditions and exposures with later diagnosis of ASD in a large sample of children followed over multiple years.

Ethical Considerations of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Pharmacist.

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Neurological Consequences of Perinatal Listeriosis Infection

The purpose of the study is to determine whether perinatal listeriosis is associated with long-term neurological consequences, and to evaluate the respective contribution of perinatal seps...

Machine Learning From Fetal Flow Waveforms to Predict Adverse Perinatal Outcomes

The aim of this study is to get a proof of concept for using a computational model of fetal haemodynamics, combined with machine learning based on Doppler patterns of the fetal cardiovascu...

Cognitive Behavioural Group Therapy for Perinatal Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders (AD) are a serious mental health concern, affecting up to 15% of perinatal women. AD often coexists with depression and result in high distress and an impaired ability fo...

Comparing the Effectiveness of Clinicians and Paraprofessionals to Reduce Disparities in Perinatal Depression

There is considerable evidence that most perinatal women at risk for postpartum depression do not engage in mental health services, even when referred by home visiting (HV) programs, prima...

Perinatal Depression Treatment in a Pediatric Setting- Pilot Phase

The purpose of this project is to test whether a new model of collaborative care depression treatment adapted to the needs and preferences of low-income, urban mothers with perinatal depre...

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Perinatal HIV Research Unit

The Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), established in 1996, is one of the largest AIDS research centres in Africa. The early research focus on prevention of mother to child transmission has expanded ...


Perinatal asphyxia (hypoxia-ischemia) is a condition in which lack of blood flow coincides with low oxygen content during birth. Perinatal asphyxia is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in ...

Neoventa Medical

Neoventa Medical AB is a medtech company developing monitoring and management tools for improved perinatal healthcare. The company is based in Mölndal close to Göteborg in Sweden. Neoventa has c...

Orange County Research Center

The OC Research Center PK Unit, founded in 2000, is a cutting-edge facility providing comprehensive services and a comfortable experience for patients. The OC Research Center PK U...

Charterhouse Clinical Research Unit

Charterhouse Clinical Research Unit is a leading Phase I Clinical Research Unit based at the Ravenscourt Park Hospital in London. Founded in 1980, Charterhouse is one of the most well established Clin...

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AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...

Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...

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