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    HIV vaccine researchers are still looking for a vaccine that would offer a significant degree of protection against HIV infection....

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    The promise of an effective HIV vaccine has always been just over the horizon, but more than 20 years after the identification of HIV, vaccines...

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  • Top HIV expert is not donating to crowdfunding HIV vaccine campaign, says it's "Fake News"

    Dr. Carl W. Dieffenbach, head of the AIDS division of the US National Institutes of Health, has denounced an HIV vaccine crowdfunding campaign involving prominent stars. The major fundraising #ENDHIV campaign which features SIA, the campaign’s ambassador. Other celebrities include Zoe Saldana and Julianne Moore. Dr Dieffenbach's assessment is not pointed at the celebrities nor the organisation behind the campaign. It’s about the research of scientist, Dr. Paul, whom Dieffenbach asserts “is wrong” in his direction towards discovering the vaccine or cure promoted by the video and the campaign’s website Yet, the #ENDHIV video calls Dr. Paul’s work “a promising new AIDS cure.”

    17 June 2017 | imstilljosh
  • Slow start to landmark South African HIV vaccine trial

    Stringent global standards to enlist participants are slowing the process of volunteering to participate in South Africa’s ground-breaking HIV vaccine trial, known as HVTN 702.

    02 June 2017 | Medical Brief
  • HIV 'fingerprint' tool could greatly assist vaccine development

    A method that quickly fingerprints the shield of sugar molecules that helps HIV evade immune system antibodies could be very useful to vaccine developers.

    26 May 2017 | HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today
  • Inovio HIV Vaccine Elicits Nearly 100% Immune Response Rates in a Clinical Study

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) today announced that its HIV vaccine, PENNVAX®-GP, produced amongst the highest overall levels of immune response rates (cellular and humoral) ever demonstrated in a human study by an HIV vaccine.

    24 May 2017 | Inovio press release
  • Why the world needs an HIV vaccine

    On HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, UNAIDS is calling for continued research to find a vaccine for HIV. 

    18 May 2017 | UNAIDS
  • Stock market models accurately predict changes in HIV over time

    Stock market models accurately predict changes in HIV over timeHealioMathematical models that were originally developed to predict changes in stock prices accurately predicted changes in the properties of HIV, suggesting that such models could be used for the development of a future vaccine for HIV, according to data published in PLOS Biology.

    18 May 2017 | Healio
  • Three countries get first malaria vaccine

    The world's first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries - Ghana, Kenya and Malawi - starting in 2018. The four-shot vaccine should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease.

    24 April 2017 | BBC
  • Vaccine trial: Community trust is key

    Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker knows from more than 20 years in the field that researchers have to work hand in hand with the communities most affected if they want to halt an epidemic. And the townships are ground zero for HIV/AIDS in Cape Town.

    17 February 2017 | Fred Hutch
  • New and Touted HIV bNAb: Big deal or news blip?

    Fervid research has uncovered dozens of antibodies that shield cells from HIV. Much work suggests broadly neutralizing antibodies hold promise as keys to HIV vaccine design or as immune therapy delivered by passive immunization or viral vectors. So what inspired the media handstands proclaiming the discovery of yet another bNAb?

    25 January 2017 | AVAC
  • Successful antibody trial in HIV-infected individuals

    A research team led by investigators of the Rockefeller University in New York and Prof Florian Klein, University Hospital Cologne and German Center for Infection Research, has tested a new HIV neutralizing antibody, called 10-1074, in humans. The results of the trial have just been published in Nature Medicine.

    17 January 2017 | Eurekalert Inf Dis
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