Prevention-Related Projects

The following is a list of projects, funded and conducted by NICHD, that are related to primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention. This list is not meant to be comprehensive.

Child Development and Behavior Branch

  • Can Reinforcing Alternatives to Food Prevent Weight Gain in Children? (Project: R01HD088131)
  • The Development of Eating Behavior in Infancy (Project: R01HD84163)
  • Healthy Sleep Intervention for Preschool Children (Project: R01HD071937)
  • Prenatal Pathways for Poverty’s Influence on the Brains of Two Generations (Project: R01HD090068)
  • An Evidence-based Approach for Bullying Prevention (Project: R44HD074319)

Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch

  • Physical Activity, Inactivity, and Fitness: Impact on Postpartum Pelvic Floor Support and Symptoms (Project: P01HD080629)
  • Large-scale Studies in eMERGE to Discover the Genetic Determinants of Uterine Fibroids (Project: R01HD093671)
  • Women's Health & Disability: Building a Clinically Relevant Outcome Measure (Project: R01HD082122)
  • Early Menstrual Pain Impact on Multisensory Hypersensitivity (Project: R01HD096332)
  • Oregon Health & Science University Women's Reproductive Health Research K12 Program (Project: K12HD085809)

Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch

  • A Multilevel Comprehensive Response on Uptake and Adherence to HIV Prevention Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women (Project: R01HD094629)
  • Antiviral Prophylaxis and Infant Vaccination to Prevent Perinatal Hepatitis B Infection (Project: R01HD092527)
  • Azithromycin to Prevent Post-discharge Morbidity and Mortality in Kenyan Children (Project: R01HD079695)
  • Get Connected: Linking Young Men who have Sex with Men to Adequate Care through a Multilevel, Tailored Web App Intervention (Project: U19HD089881)
  • Outcomes and Predictors of Successful Transition to Adult Care for HIV-infected Adolescents in South Africa (Project: R21HD092132)

Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch

  • Mouthpiece for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Detection during Adolescent Contact and Collision Sports (Project: R44HD090763)
  • Pediatric Injury Prevention Student Internship Training (INSIGHT) (Project: R25HD094336)
  • Dissemination and Implementation of the Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK) Model for Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect (Project: R01HD092489)
  • Identification of Newborns at High Risk for the Occurrence of Preventable Child Maltreatment (Project: P50HD096719)
  • Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (Project: UG1HD050096)

Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch

  • Research on Scope and Causes of Stillbirth in the United States (Project: U10HD45953)
    Funded through NICHD’s Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network

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