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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Can Technology Save U.K. Perinatal Care?

20% of women in the U.K. suffer from perinatal mental illness, yet they are still falling through the cracks. Can digital and mobile applications help perinatal services in the U.K. or is it too far g...

Ophthalmologic Findings in Perinatal Zika Virus Infection

One in four infants referred for possible or confirmed perinatal ZIKV infection had eye abnormalities.

Military spouses face higher perinatal depression risk

(Anglia Ruskin University) Women whose partners are away on military deployment are at greater risk of developing mental illness during the perinatal period, according to a review paper published in t...

Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care in Perinatal HIV

A new study evaluates the outcomes before and after the transition from pediatric to adult care among patients with perinatal HIV infection. AIDS

DFG to fund 9 new Research Units and 1 Clinical Research Unit

(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft is establishing nine new Research Units and one new Clinical Research Unit. This decision was made by the DFG Joint Committee upon...

The uncertain fate of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) pediatric research portfolio: In support of an investment strategy to improve the public health of the nation through perinatal research

Perinatal Mortality Rates Remain Unchanged From 2014 to 2016

THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 -- Rates of perinatal mortality remained unchanged from 2014 to 2016, according to an August data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Natio...

USPSTF Draft Statement: Women at Risk for Perinatal Depression Should Receive Counseling

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is advising clinicians to refer women at risk for perinatal depression to counseling in a draft recommendation statement. The...

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Emergency peripartal hysterectomy - a single-center analysis of the last 13 years at a tertiary perinatal care unit.

The HPA axis during the Perinatal Period: implications for Perinatal Depression.

The transition to motherhood is characterized by some of the most pronounced endocrine changes a women will experience in her lifetime. Unfortunately matrescence is also a time in a woman's life when ...

Admission of full-term infants to the neonatal intensive care unit: a 9.5-year review in a tertiary teaching hospital.

The admission of full-term neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is not an uncommon occurrence. All newborns admitted to the NICU attain benefits, such as highly specialized care, but th...

Perinatal Anemia is Associated with Neonatal and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Infants with Moderate to Severe Perinatal Asphyxia.

Perinatal anemia may cause perinatal asphyxia. Its pathophysiology and neurodevelopmental effects are theoretically different from other causes of perinatal asphyxia.

A Practice-Based Research Database to Study Perinatal Nurse Home Visiting to Pregnant Women With Diabetes.

Accumulation of real-world evidence from practice-based perinatal nurse home visits to pregnant women with diabetes prompted this translational perinatal health disparities research. Given the global ...

Clinical Trials [3060 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Assessment of Maternal and Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality in Vaginal and Cesarean Delivery

This study will be done at Ain Shams university maternity hospital to identify the significant risk of maternal intensive care unit admission, need for advanced surgery, postpartum hemorrh...

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...

Acute Kidney Injury in Newborns With Perinatal Asphyxia

The aim of the study is to investigate the role of serum cystatin C (sCysC) as an early predictor for both diagnosis and short term outcome evaluation of acute kidney injury (AKI) in neona...

Companies [1374 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

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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