Navigation Links
Leading HIV researchers to collaborate on vaccine development
Date:4/15/2008

DURHAM, NC, and NEW YORK, NY Two global research organizations dedicated to designing a vaccine against HIV the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), and the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology (CHAVI) have signed an agreement to work together to address major biological questions that have slowed development of a safe, effective and affordable AIDS vaccine.

Solving the HIV vaccine puzzle is a scientific challenge that can only be solved through fundamental and applied research, collaboration and transparency. The work that will be done by IAVI, CHAVI and their networks of partners will rapidly enhance our understanding of HIV and help lay the groundwork for new vaccine approaches, says Dr. Barton Haynes, CHAVI director and professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center.

There are approximately 33 million people around the world living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Scientists have tested multiple vaccine candidates in early phase trials, but only two have been fully tested in efficacy trials and neither has been found effective in preventing HIV infection or lowering the viral load in patients who subsequently encountered HIV and became infected.

We are committed to the discovery of an effective vaccine, particularly for regions hardest hit by the epidemic, says Dr. Wayne Koff, senior vice president of research and development at IAVI. We are hoping that the synergy of shared investigation will yield insight into novel solutions that will advance AIDS vaccine discovery.

The shared CHAVI/IAVI research mission will focus on four key areas that will help inform the design of new and improved vaccine candidates:

  • Identification and full-length genetic sequencing of newly transmitted viruses

  • Clarifying the impact of human genetics on the control of HIV infection

  • Collaborative immunological studies that could shed light on why some people who are exposed to HIV
    '/>"/>

Contact: Michelle Gailiun
michelle.gailiun@duke.edu
919-684-4148
Duke University Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Leading experts investigate Shaken Baby Syndrome
2. Unstable Economy Leading to Executive Stress
3. Leading Life Sciences Company Installs SafeMedias Network Security Management Appliance to Prevent Illegal Peer to Peer (P2P) File Sharing
4. Fifth Third Bank Teams with Leading Healthcare Providers to Deliver a Claims-to-Payment Business Intelligence Platform
5. Europes Leading Premium Appliance Brand Taps Americas Most Stylish, Multi-Tasking Mom to Launch New Appliance Line in North America
6. Comfort C(R) Provides Significantly Higher Absorption Than Other Leading Brand
7. New Welsh Self-Test to Cure Glaucoma, the Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness
8. Leading Epilepsy Advocates Propose Strategies to Heighten Treatment Expectations and Close Patient and Physician Communication Gaps
9. AutismOnline.org Partners With Leading Health Communications Firm for Support
10. NYU dental researchers find evidence of periodontal disease leading to gestational diabetes
11. Leading Health Groups Applaud Continued Efforts to Protect Public Health by Ending So-Called Theatrical Productions in Bars
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/31/2014)... TheHardwareCity.com is the place to purchase home ... space heaters are available at the online store. Now, ... 1500w portable electric space heater. , The space heater ... an energy efficient way to heat a small space ... produce 1500 Watts, ensuring a quick warm up period. ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... (PRCHN) at Case Western Reserve University School of ... million in federal grants awarded to improve community ... Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) renewed the PRCHN,s ... funds will support the center,s ongoing efforts in ... interventions that prevent and reduce chronic disease in ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 ... also has amazing health effects for practitioners. ... by a Doctor of Science and Movement specializing ... his dedication to pelvic floor reeducation that traditional ... urinary incontinence, Diastasis Recti, Prolepses, etc. , The ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery for low back pain ... the United States you live, a new report says. ... back pain at some point in their lives, and ... care for a spine problem," co-author Brook Martin, of ... said in a college news release. In spinal ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... say that either they or a family member have ... latest issue of The Gerontological Society of America,s ... which goes on to show that Americans strongly support ... end-of-life health care wishes. , This PP&AR , ... features 12 articles that present new ways of understanding ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Big Heat 1500w Electric Space Heater Now Available at TheHardwareCity.com 2Health News:Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of greater Cleveland: Public health grants 2Health News:Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of greater Cleveland: Public health grants 3Health News:Super Models and European Celebrities’ Secret Flat Tummy System Comes to America 2Health News:Super Models and European Celebrities’ Secret Flat Tummy System Comes to America 3Health News:Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study 2Health News:Advance directives can benefit patients, families, and health care system 2
... disease are receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) to maintain proper ... the 1980s, but little is known about how well ... 1 percent of recipients. A report in the April ... the largest pediatric experience to date. It finds the ...
... In a major step toward a practical energy ... development of a new generation of sub-microscopic nanomotors that ... motors. Their study is scheduled for the May 27 ... the new study, Joseph Wang and colleagues point out ...
... Campaign Encourages Consumers to Get Active and Give Back By Logging Miles ... ... A healthy lifestyle is always,important and to encourage consumers to get active, ... Breast,Cancer Organization with a donation of up to $200,000. Running from May ...
... Management to Host Conference Call Today at 11:30 a.m. ET ... a provider of liquid nutritional, functional foods, beverages and,nutritional supplements, ... 2008., Financial and operational highlights for First Quarter ... year period to $1.6 million -- Gross profit was ...
... Fla., May 1 Blue Cross and ... David Pizzo has been appointed Market,President - ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080501/CLTH034 ), (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000427/BLUELOGOA ... ), Pizzo has served in a ...
... Mich., May 1 Perrigo Company,(Nasdaq: PRGO ... Directors declared a,quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share, ... on May 25, 2008., Perrigo Company is ... distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription,pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Largest study to date finds benefits of ICDs in children 2Health News:Bumble Bee Foods Launches BeeWell Miles; An Interactive Health and Wellness Program Benefitting the Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation 2Health News:Bumble Bee Foods Launches BeeWell Miles; An Interactive Health and Wellness Program Benefitting the Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation 3Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 2Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 3Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 4Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 5Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 6Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 7Health News:XELR8 Holdings Announces Record First Quarter Revenue 8Health News:David Pizzo Appointed Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Market President - West Florida 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... , Oct. 31, 2014 Imago ... today announced a $26.5 million Series A financing ... firm founded by a team of accomplished investment ... investors participating in the round include Frazier Healthcare, ... Representatives from Clarus Ventures and Frazier Healthcare will ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... ARBOR, Mich. , Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... immune modulators to treat autoimmune disease and cancer, ... of novel synthetic RORgamma agonist product candidates will ... Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) being held ... & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.  The poster, ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Investor-Edge has initiated ... NSPH ), Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... ), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD ), ... these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register ... NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,566.14, up 0.37%, the Dow ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Imago BioSciences Announces $26.5 Million Financing Led by Clarus Ventures 2Lycera Announces Presentation of Data on Anti-Tumor Activity of Novel Synthetic RORgamma Agonists at Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer Meeting 2Momentum Indicators for Biotech Stocks -- Nanosphere, Isis Pharma, Halozyme Therapeutics, ACADIA Pharma, and Synta Pharma 2Momentum Indicators for Biotech Stocks -- Nanosphere, Isis Pharma, Halozyme Therapeutics, ACADIA Pharma, and Synta Pharma 3Momentum Indicators for Biotech Stocks -- Nanosphere, Isis Pharma, Halozyme Therapeutics, ACADIA Pharma, and Synta Pharma 4Momentum Indicators for Biotech Stocks -- Nanosphere, Isis Pharma, Halozyme Therapeutics, ACADIA Pharma, and Synta Pharma 5
... HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2007 - ... a new 42 month follow-up study of ... evaluated symptomatic,progress of U.S. patients involved in ... 2003. Individuals in the study were assessed,for ...
... at American Association for Cancer Research ... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a ... commercializing proprietary product,candidates for the treatment ... positive results from preclinical studies using ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nymox Reports Completion of New 42 Month Follow-up Study of NX-1207,for BPH 2Adventrx Announces Positive Data From Multidrug Therapy With,CoFactor 2Adventrx Announces Positive Data From Multidrug Therapy With,CoFactor 3Adventrx Announces Positive Data From Multidrug Therapy With,CoFactor 4
Magniclear is the first presbyopic lens to combine the clear distance optics of a spherical lens, the intermediate visual performance of a multifocal and the predictably crisp, near power of a bifoca...
... is a simultaneous vision lens ... Through a series of front ... LifeStyle Gp delivers up to ... its multi-aspheric center-distance design works ...
Gendron ophthalmic eye surgery stretcher....
... surgical stretcher. M-701 Stretcher has a ... to 32 in., measured with a ... a high range, 28 in. to ... pad can be supplied optionally. Vinyl ...
Medicine Products: