Tshipidi: observational study of mortality and neurodevelopment among HIV-exposed/uninfected vs. HIV-unexposed infants in Botswana

  • Principal Investigator(s): Shahin Lockman and Betsy Kammerer
  • Study Contact: Shahin Lockman Tel: (617) 771-8780, slockman@hsph.harvard.edu
  • Description of Subjects: 450 HIV-infected women and their babies, 450 HIV-uninfected women and their babies
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Gaborone and Mochudi, Botswana
  • Enrollment Period: 2010-2012
  • Enrollment Goal: 950 women and their infants (1900 total)
  • Key Exclusion and Inclusion Criteria: Women are Botswana citizens >=18 years of age, able to provide informed consent
  • Available Biological Specimens and Data: Blood, serum, or plasma, DNA, Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells, Other (breast milk (limited))
  • How to Request Access: email study contact directly at slockman@hsph.harvard.edu
  • Available Data Description: Longitudinal maternal/infant data for 2 years (including infant neurodevelopment); CD4, VL, heme/chem on subset