Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS - multicenter 22 sites)

  • Principal Investigator(s): George R. Seage III, DSC., MPH
  • Study Contact: Liz Salomon, EdM, Program Director, 617-432-6762, lsalomon@hsph@harvard.edu
  • Description of Subjects: HIV perinatally infected and exposed children/adolescents/young adults and their caregivers/ birthmoms enrolled and followed at 22 US sites.
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): 22 sites from coast to coast including BCH (see study web site)
  • Enrollment Period: 2007-present
  • Enrollment Goal: 600 HIV+, 3000+ HEU, enrollment is open and ongoing
  • Key Exclusion and Inclusion Criteria: None, multiple protocols and sub-studies
  • Available Biological Specimens: 
    • Blood, serum, or plasma
    • DNA
    • Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells
    • Tissues and Stool
  • How to Request AccessSee https://phacsstudy.org/ first, then email gseage@hsph.harvard.edu directly
  • Available Data Description: All of the above, plus cardiac echo's, DEXA's, extensive ND assessments