Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch (MPIDB)

Highlights

  • NICHD news release: NIH research network finds many youth have high levels of HIV
  • Article: Ellen JM, Kapogiannis B, Fortenberry JD, Xu J, Willard N, DuVal A, Pace J, Loeb J, Monte D, Bethel J, and the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network. HIV Viral Load Levels and CD4 Cell Counts of Youth at Entry to HIV Care in Fourteen U.S. Cities. AIDS, 2014 May 15;28(8):1213-9.
  • NICHD news release: Youth born with HIV may have higher heart disease risk, NIH network study shows
  • Article: Patel K, Wang J, Jacobson DL, Lipshultz SE, Landy DC, Geffner ME, DiMeglio LA, Seage GR III, Williams PL, Van Dyke RB, Siberry GK, Shearer WT, Young L, Scott GB, Wilkinson JD, Fisher SD, Starc TJ, and Miller TL for the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study. Aggregate risk of cardiovascular disease among adolescents perinatally infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Circulation 2013; 129(11):1204-12.
  • NICHD news release: Year-round preventive treatment reduces malaria risk in young children
  • Article: Bigira V, Kapisi J, Clark TD, Kinara S, Mwangwa F, Muhindo MK, et al. Protective efficacy and safety of three antimalarial regimens for the prevention of malaria in young Ugandan children: a randomized controlled trial. PLosMed 2014;11 (8):e1001689.
  • NICHD news release: Anti-HIV drugs may protect against puberty delays in HIV-infected children
  • Article: Williams PL, Abzug MJ, Jacobson DL, Wang J, Van Dyke RB, Hazra R, Patel K, DiMeglio LA, McFarland EJ, Silio M, Borkowsky W, Seage GR III, Oleske JM, & Geffner ME, for the International Maternal Pediatric and Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials P219/219C Study and the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study. Pubertal onset in perinatally HIV-infected children in the era of combination antiretroviral treatment. AIDS 2013; 27(12):1959-70.
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