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Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS)
The Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network was established by NICHD in 2005 to address two critical pediatric HIV research questions: the long-term safety of fetal and infant exposure to prophylactic antiretroviral (ART) chemotherapy, and the effects of perinatally acquired HIV infection in adolescents. The goals of this network are to:
SUNY Downstate is one of 24 clinical sites across 13 states and Puerto Rico that were chosen to take part. Dr. Hermann Mendez is the Principal Investigator. Enrollment of pregnant HIV+ women is currently open.
PHACS is located on the 4th floor of the Basic Sciences Building, Room 4-114.
For further information, please contact:
Ava Dennie, PA