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September 2016

NICHD/Bridging Knowledge Gaps to Understand How ZIKV Exposure and Infection Affect Child Development

September 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 23, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road
North Bethesda, 20852

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) will host a workshop, Bridging Knowledge Gaps to Understand How ZIKV Exposure and Infection Affect Child Development, to identify optimal approaches to treat and care for the generation of children exposed to Zika virus (ZIKV) in the womb. Understanding the effect of ZIKV on pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes is a public health emergency.   The associations between ZIKV and microcephaly, other serious developmental defects, and other devastating problems,…

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