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Perinatal HIV Research Unit Company Profile

10:15 EDT 21st October 2017 | BioPortfolio

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.

Location

University of the WitwatersrandPO Box 114
Diepkloof
1864
South Africa

Contact

Phone: 27 11 989-9700
Fax: 27 11 938-3973
Email: phru@hivsa.com


News Articles [326 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Fall in rate of stillbirth drives down perinatal mortality

The rate of perinatal deaths in the UK has declined over two years, largely driven by a drop in rates of stillbirth, according to new figures.1The report, conducted by the National Perinatal...

Invitae acquires perinatal testing firm Good Start for $40mm

Invitae Corp.'s plan to acquire private molecular diagnostics company Good Start Genetics Inc. (perinatal tests) for $40mm is the second transaction in the reproductive health space announced by the p...

1 in 19 Perinatal Maternal Deaths in Ontario Are Suicides

That rate falls between US and UK women. Perinatal women tend to use more lethal methods, such as hanging or jumping, which suggests they may be at higher risk for suicide completion. Medscape Medic...

Gov’t streams £5m into obesity research unit

The Department of Health has announced £5 million of funding for a new obesity policy research unit at University College London, alongside plans to cut calories in some foods to reign in the rising ...

University of Birmingham launches £7 million global surgical research unit

(University of Birmingham) The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded £7 million to the Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh and Warwick to establish a joint research unit focused...

N.J. Perinatal Collaborative Receives CDC Grant

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey can expand its work to support healthy moms and babies thanks to a grant of up to $1 million over the course of five years from the ...

Suicide attempt risk in U.S. Army tied to unit's past

(Reuters Health) - One suicide attempt in an army unit may foreshadow attempts by other soldiers in the same unit, suggests a new study from the U.S. military.

J&J unit ends hepatitis C drug development in crowded market

(Reuters) - Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, said it would discontinue further development of its hepatitis C research, citing increased availability of a number of effective ...

PubMed Articles [1906 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Changes in perinatal hospital deaths occurring outside the neonatal intensive care unit over a decade.

Perinatal deaths occurring outside the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are rarely recorded in outcome studies, despite having a direct impact on perinatal statistics. Our aim was to investigate th...

Utilizing Datasets to Advance Perinatal Research.

Many organizations collect and make available perinatal data for research and quality improvement initiatives. Analysis of existing data and use of retrospective study design has many advantages for p...

New Therapeutic Approaches in Inflammatory Diseases of the Eye - Targeting Lymphangiogenesis and Cellular Immunity: Research Unit FOR 2240 Presents Itself.

Background Ophthalmology, principally, is a very successful subdiscipline in medicine. Nonetheless, there are still unmet medical needs which necessitate translational research. Methods The funding in...

Antenatal depression among women hospitalized due to threatened preterm labor in a high-risk pregnancy unit in Greece.

Estimates for the prevalence of antenatal depression vary widely across different studies and especially concerning high-risk pregnancies. Threatened preterm labor is the most common indication for an...

Smoking Trajectories during the Perinatal Period and Their Risk Factors: The Nationally Representative French ELFE (Etude Longitudinale Française Depuis l'Enfance) Birth Cohort Study.

In France, rates of perinatal smoking are among the highest worldwide; however, perinatal smoking trajectories and associated factors have still not been adequately researched.

Clinical Trials [2314 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

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...

Effect of Exercise on Perinatal Depression

Fifteen percent of women experience depression during pregnancy or postpartum (i.e., perinatal depression). Furthermore, 38% of low income women experience postpartum depression. Given few...

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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 ...

Neurophyxia

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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