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Hiv Preventive Vaccine Development

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...Vaccines can help individuals by protecting them against a disease or by helping them fight the disease. For a community, vaccines can lower the overall infection rate and help stop the spread of a disease. See Vaccinations and HIV fact sheet 207 for more information on vaccinations that can help people with HIV prevent some common diseases. How Does a Vaccine Work? A healthy immune system fights anything it thinks is foreign. It...
Ask the Experts

Vaccine efficacy

I was wondering about the efficacy of vaccine development. If it is so difficult to develop a vaccine for HIV because of its constant mutations and the different clades, why do we invest so much time and money into developing a vaccine? Thank you...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Yes those are problems associated with HIV vaccine development, but it remains the most important mechanism to prevent further infections. I think we will get a viable vaccine at some point. Read more »

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the field is moving forward with a concerted focus on answering fundamental, basic scientific questions that can help guide vaccine development, while continuing to glean invaluable data from the STEP volunteers and mapping out future vaccine... Read more »

Samir Chachoua (HIV VACCINE)

dr. bob please watch this- do you know this guy???? (Submitted Jul 16, 2008)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXXThis is some youtube posting of the lost cure for cancer and hiv. Please tell me what you think about it. Thank you.SebbyHi Dr....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Sebby,Many people send me links to "lost cures for HIV/cancer/AIDS." If I were to comment about them all, I wouldn't be able to answer so many other questions, like the closeted rightwing Read more »

Enrolling women for HIV vaccine trials

I understand the importance of having an HIV vaccine and more so, a cure. However, is it right to carry out trials in developing countries where there is less monitoring and less consequences? The urguement is that the researchers need participants...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montagnier Emphasizes Importance of HIV Prevention Amid Efforts to Develop Vaccine, Cure

...widespread testing, he added. Montagnier also said that although it might be easier to develop a cure for HIV/AIDS compared with a preventive vaccine, both possibilities likely will not be realized for some time (CP/Google.com, 2/9). Back to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV/AIDS Research Center in Cameroon to Help Develop Vaccine Against Vertical HIV Transmission

... An HIV/AIDS research center in Yaounde, Cameroon, that opened last month plans to help develop a vaccine to prevent infants from contracting Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Magazine Examines Feasibility of HIV Vaccine

...July 1 issue examined 125 questions "that scientists themselves are asking" on a broad range of issues, including whether an HIV vaccine is feasible. Skeptics believe that an HIV vaccine is not possible because the virus reproduces rapidly and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Vaccine Development Faces Several Scientific Obstacles, Fauci Says in Opinion Piece

...need to initiate antiretroviral therapy and potentially even reduce secondary transmission to others." Fauci writes that HIV vaccine development might never follow the path of earlier vaccines, and therefore "our efforts in HIV vaccinology must... Read more »
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Posted by DUDE
...have already generated significant preliminary data. The Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development Program (IPCAVD) supports grants designed to move promising HIV vaccine ... Read more »

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Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
...Scientists have uncovered a new weapon in the fight against HIV - the rabies virus. US virologists have developed a HIV vaccine using a weakened rabies virus to Read more »

DUDE's NEWS

Posted by DUDE
... Scientists have uncovered a new weapon in the fight against HIV - the rabies virus. US virologists have developed a HIV vaccine using a weakened rabies virus to carry a piece of the HIV virus Read more »