NICHD International & Domestic Pediatric & Maternal HIV Studies Coordinating Center

Investigator: Theodore Ruel, MD
Sponsor: Westat, Inc.

Location(s): Kenya; Tanzania; Thailand; Argentina; Brazil


The NICHD Network conducts trials related to preventing and treating HIV infection and its complications in newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant women. Since 1987, Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch (MPIDB) (formerly the Pediatric, Adolescent, and Maternal AIDS Branch) has funded the NICHD Network, currently composed of 15 domestic sites in 11 states and territories and 14 international sites in Argentina, Brazil, Kenya, Tanzania, and Thailand, plus a Data Coordinating Center (DCC).