NICHD Publications and Resources
- The NICHD supports several research networks for pharmacology, which include:
- The Obstetric-Fetal Pharmacology Research Unit Network
Supported by the Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch, this network provides expertise for clinical trials of medication to treat several conditions in pregnancy, such as gestational diabetes, severe nausea, high blood pressure, and preterm labor.
NICHD Director’s Podcast on drug safety for children and pregnant women
In the March 2013 NICHD Research Perspectives, NICHD Director Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D., talks with Dr. Perdita Taylor-Zapata and Dr. Zhaoxia Ren, medical officers in the institute’s Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology Branch, which supports many projects to ensure the safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals used for infants, children, and pregnant women.
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