Journal article

Sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine plus azithromycin may improve birth outcomes through impacts on inflammation and placental angiogenesis independent of malarial infection

Holger W Unger, Annjaleen P Hansa, Christelle Buffet, Wina Hasang, Andrew Teo, Louise Randall, Maria Ome-Kaius, Stephan Karl, Ayen A Anuan, James G Beeson, Ivo Mueller, Sarah J Stock, Stephen J Rogerson

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019

Grants

Awarded by Thrasher Early Career Award


Awarded by Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium through Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Awarded by Pregvax Consortium through European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7-2007-HEALTH)


Awarded by Pfizer Inc


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Program Grant


Awarded by NHMRC Fellowships


Awarded by Wellcome Trust Clinical Career Development Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank all participants, their families and children; Dr. Alex Umbers, Dr. Leanne Robinson, and Dr. Regina Wangnapi; and all staff at the PNG Institute of Medical Research, without whom the study would not have been possible. The work was funded by a Thrasher Early Career Award (12934 to H.W.U); the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium, through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (46099 to S.J.R); Pregvax Consortium, through a grant from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7-2007-HEALTH, PREGVAX 201588 to S.J.R and I.M.) and the Spanish Government (EUROSALUD 2008 Programme); a Pfizer Inc Investigator-Initiated Research grant (WS394663 to S.J.R); an National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) Program Grant (1092789 to S.J.R, J.G.B, I.M.); NHMRC Fellowships (1077636 to J.G.B, 1043345 to I. M., GNT1141441 to S.K.); a Wellcome Trust Clinical Career Development Fellowship (209560/Z/17/Z to S.J.S); and Tommy's Charity (to S.J.S). The funding bodies had no role in study design, and the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data.