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Examples Of Therapeutic Hiv Vaccines

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HIV Vaccines

Table of Contents What Is a Vaccine? I Have HIV -- Why Do HIV Vaccines Matter to Me? Can an HIV Vaccine Cause HIV Infection? Is There an HIV Vaccine? Are There HIV Vaccine Studies Going on Now? How Are HIV Vaccines Tested? What Results Have Been Seen in HIV Vaccine Research? Is HIV Vaccine Research Going Forward? How Long Will it Take to Find an HIV Vaccine That Works? Do Vaccine Trials Do Anything to Help Reduce the...
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Therapeutic vaccines?!

Hi Dr. Wohl,I have a question regarding the develpoment and advances in HIV therapeutic vaccines. Some of these have reached the third phase of clicical trials however there is still no news of them being clinically available. For example the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Vaccine trials are still ongoing. There actually has been a lot of news lately about HIV vaccines to prevent HIV infection following the release of the VaxGen Study data... Read more »

Preventive/Therapeutic Vaccine

My question is regarding the potential discovery of a preventive vaccine vs. a therapeutic vaccine. If a preventive vaccine is ever discovered, how will this impact individuals who are already HIV positive? Further to this point, if a therapeutic...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A truly preventative effective vaccine for HIV is not on the short-term horizon. Many of the potentially effective vaccines elicit a cellular immunity response which may be diasease modifying but may not prevent the infection (the term therapeutic... Read more »

italian anti tat hiv therapeutic vaccine

what about italian anti tat hiv therapeutic vaccine? i read some news about phase 1 anti tat vaccine trial in italy / barbara ensoli doc/ is it therapeutic and preventive.. 100 % of the people tested has antibody response and 93% of non infected...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There was a <a href="http://www.thebody.com/cdc/news_updates_archive/2005/jul11_05/italian_aids_vaccine.html?m106o" target=_new>new report</a> in July about positive results of this phase 1 study. I don't know where the... Read more »

VRC launching therapeutic HIV vaccine

Hello Dr.pierone,i have a question that's been on my mind for a while now and i would appreciate a LOT your expert's opinion on it...The VRC (vaccine research center) just recently started using a prime-boost approach to illicit a killer...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Here is a <a href="http://www.vrc.nih.gov/VRC/clintrials/clin_current.htm" target=_new>link</a> to the VRC and the trials that are underway there. This therapeutic vaccine study that you mention is... Read more »
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MORE GOOD NEWS! Therapeutic Vaccine Is Working!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »

MORE Good News! THERAPEUTIC VACCINE IS WORKING!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »

More Good News - Therapeutic Vaccine Trials Result

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »

GOOD NEWS! THERAPEUTIC VACCINE SEEMS 2 B WORKING!

Posted by Anonymous
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program."

The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley.

"There's still a long... Read more »