What patients and families need to know
The Children's National Research Institute
There are have been several research awards funding this initiative from 2016 until now.
Ongoing Research Support
Principal Investigator: Maribel Campos, M.D.
Dates: 09/01/2017 – 08/31/2019
Description: Funded by NIDCR, this award is designed to prospectively recruit and study dental and craniofacial defects in infants who are exposed to Zika virus in utero, with deep clinical and sub-clinical phenotyping and blood sample collection for the study of genetic risk and protective factors.
UL1TR001876 and KL2TR001877
Principal Investigator: Adré du Plessis, M.B.Ch.B.
Dates: 4/1/2018 – 3/31/2019
Description: Funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National, the Team Science Award supports equipment, sample transport, and processing to further our goals studying genetic risk and protective factors in Congenital Zika Syndrome.
Completed Research Support
Principal Investigator: Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D.
Dates: 08/01/2016 – 07/01/2017
Description: Funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Award given to Children’s National Hospital and The George Washington University, the goal of this project was to identify collaborators to study genetic risk and protective factors in Congenital Zika Syndrome.
Role: Voucher Awardee
Pilot Research Award
Principal Investigator: Youssef Kousa, D.O., Ph.D.
Dates: 08/01/2017 – 06/30/2018
Description: Funded by the Global Health Initiative at Children’s National Hospital, the goal of this project is to support recruitment, enrollment, sample collection and physical exams of mother-infant dyads exposed to Zika virus in Colombia.
Role: Principal Investigator