In 2010, the NICHD issued a request for applications (RFA) to create the Specialized Centers in RPDP. The Centers are funded through the NICHD’s Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch (OPPTB) (formerly the Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology [OPP] Branch).
The overall goal for the Centers is to:
Through the Specialized Centers in RPDP, the OPPTB is seeking to:
In the fall of 2011, four Centers were funded through this RFA by the NICHD.
Sites within the Specialized Centers for RPDP study the following topics: