Training Years: 2013-2014
Training Site: UNC Project Malawi
Mentors: Nirbhay Kumar, PhD; Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH
Title: Analysis of the Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy on Neurodevelopment of Infants in Malawi
Project Objectives: Is neurodevelopment of HIV-exposed infants affected by ART exposure?
Null hypothesis: There is no difference in means between HIV-exposed ART-exposed and HIV-unexposed infants in terms of neurocognitive measures. Alternative hypothesis: There is a difference in means between HIV-exposed ART-exposed and HIV-unexposed infants in terms of neurocognitive measures.
Aim: To evaluate the potential effects of ART exposure on neurodevelopment of HIV-exposed infants.
NIH Support: Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award