AIDS vaccine

AIDS vaccine

A hypothetical vaccine intended to either prevent HIV infection or ensure that those infected will not fall victim to AIDS; the most promising vaccine is that using a naked DNA plasmid, reported by Letwin et al in 20/10/00 Science; as of early 2001, there is no effective vaccine. See gp160 vaccine, HGP-30, HIV, V3 loop, Zagury.
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com)-- Action Cycling Atlanta, the all-volunteer group that produces the AIDS Vaccine (AV) 200 ride to benefit AIDS vaccine research at the Emory Vaccine Center and local AIDS service organizations, is hosting a closing party Sunday, Sept.
Over 450 research studies outlining the most recent advances and hurdles in the quest for an AIDS vaccine will be presented and discussed at the 2013 Aids vaccine conference in Spain, next week.
The Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick while speaking at the opening plenary session at the AIDS Vaccine 2012 Conference appealed to the scientists, governments and communities to "come together and stick together to get the job done, for in collaboration lies the solution to problems facing humankind.
Cuba will soon embark on testing a new AIDS vaccine on human subjects, reports Caribbean360.
4 (ANI-Business Wire India): The Translational Health Sciences and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Indian government's Department of Biotechnology, and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has announced an agreement to jointly establish, operate and fund an HIV Vaccine Design Program in India.
GeoVax's AIDS vaccine technology is exclusively licensed from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and is the subject of more than 20 issued or filed patent applications.
One of the lead investigators in the uniquely successful Thailand HIV vaccine trial told the Paris International AIDS Vaccine conference in October that his team was keen to expand their trial work to South Africa.
Seth Berkley, chief executive of The International Aids Vaccine Initiative said: "The outcome is very exciting and a significant achievement.
WORCESTER - The University of Massachusetts Medical School announced yesterday it will receive two large federal grants to further research and development of an AIDS vaccine, as well as a gene therapy that could "turn off" type 2 diabetes.
Summary: An experimental AIDS vaccine, made using two older vaccines, has protected volunteers in a study in Thailand.
The vaccine cut the risk of becoming infected with HIV by more than 31 percent in the world's largest AIDS vaccine trial of more than 16,000 volunteers in Thailand, researchers announced Thursday in Bangkok.
The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition, an international group that has worked towards developing a vaccine, welcomed the results of the trial--the third major study since 1983, when HIV was identified as the cause of AIDS--as "a historic milestone".

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