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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Labor induction at 40 weeks associated with lower risk of perinatal mortality

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CSF Inflammatory Cytokines Linked to Perinatal Depression

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Bayer Combines Pharma R&D in one Unit

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Modine Unveils 30-60 Ton Atherion® D Cabinet HVAC Unit

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Association between maternal HIV disclosure and risk factors for perinatal transmission

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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...

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.

Global Perinatal Nursing Research: Sustainable Development Goals Update.

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...

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.

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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 ...


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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

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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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