The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Transplant Network (PIDTRAN) was established by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) Transplant Research Subcommittee. The coordinating center for PIDTRAN is housed within the Department of Infectious Diseases at St. Jude.
PIDTRAN supports studies that focus on the rapidly changing field of Pediatric Transplant Infectious Diseases. Over 25 pediatric transplant centers across the United States have collaborated on PIDTRAN studies. In addition to institutional support, PIDTRAN receives funding from NIH and industry partners.
Our research portfolio includes studies among hematopoietic cell transplant and solid organ transplant pediatric patients examining:
In addition to pediatric transplant infectious diseases experts, PIDTRAN collaborates with specialists from the fields of pediatric transplantation, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, biostatistics and more.
The PIDTRAN Coordinating Center handles the overall coordination and administration of studies conducted with PIDTRAN. The PIDTRAN Coordinating Center is housed within the Department of Infectious Diseases at St. Jude.
The PIDTRAN Coordinating Center is a collaboration of the following programs at St. Jude:
The PIDTRAN Coordinating Center supports and manages the efficient development, implementation, and completion of high-quality clinical research protocols for the network by:
If you would like to collaborate with PIDTRAN or have questions about ongoing or future studies, please reach out to PIDTRANCoordinators@stjude.org