Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv Vaccine Breakthrough

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Vaccine Breakthrough Comes With Caveats

One of the main sources of pessimism about prospects for an effective HIV vaccine has been the generally poor results obtained in animal models. In particular, a stringent system involving rhesus macaque monkeys challenged with highly pathogenic... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Genetically Engineered, HIV-Resistant Cells: The Latest Breakthrough in HIV Gene Therapy

A new gene therapy could make a person's CD4+ cells resistant to HIV -- a method that, if successful, would eliminate the need for antiretroviral drugs for those living with HIV, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Stanford... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines Recent HIV Breakthroughs

USA Today examines several scientific breakthroughs that researchers say "could be key to reducing new HIV infections." "Doctors are hopeful not because of a single discovery, but because of a string of breakthroughs over the past two or three... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hoax or breakthrough?

Dr Yong Kang is developing a Vaccine and therapeutic vaccine to HIV. He believes will protect or even clear HIV? Is this for real?? ready in three years .. skeptical......
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You are right to be skeptical. If a good immune based treatment works, it may well be the key to curing (or at least controlling) HIV infection. It is smart people like Dr. Kang who are likely to figure this out. However, all of these new ideas... Read more »

what is going to be the next major hiv breakthrough?

Dr. Gerald,What is going to be the next major hiv breakthrough, something that will revolutionize hiv therapy and secure it by taking it to the next level, a positive advancement? What is your outtake on this?Regina...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
It is hard to know where the next HIV breakthrough is going to come from. So many companies and investigators are working on HIV worldwide. It may simply be a series of incremental advances rather than a dramatic breakthrough. There are exciting... Read more »

Any chance of a 2010 breakthrough

on a vaccine or cure for Hiv? I have a feeling the answer is no. I hope you are well, Bobby Bob, with aviral load of -0- and high c4 count. You are an angelin our midst. Don't ever leave us. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,We can and should always hope for a breakthrough. However, if you're asking if I see a cure or vaccine on the near (or even distant) horizon, unfortunately no, I do not. If we invested the necessary talent and resources and had a clear... Read more »

What do you think of this Breakthrough news Doc?

http://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/20070410.FIG000000001_sida_les_secrets_de_la_protection_naturelle.html...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Merci de nous avoir envoy cet article trs informatif et trs encourageant. On connat ce petit nombre de patients contrleurs de virus en franais et non-progressors en anglais depuis au moins une dcennie et demie. Et on pensait et continue penser... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Researchers in HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough
Sun Jul 14, 3:35 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - AIDS ( news - web sites) researchers declared a breakthrough Sunday with the discovery of a naturally occurring gene that effectively blocks the disease's... Read more »

HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous
Researchers in HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough
Sun Jul 14, 3:35 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - AIDS ( news - web sites) researchers declared a breakthrough Sunday with the discovery of a naturally occurring gene that effectively blocks the disease's... Read more »

Some new HIV breakthrough!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Just for info:
For the first time, scientists have succeeded in a-plying a technique called RNA Interference to the T-cells of the immune system.

This pioneering technique could be used making HIV-infected T-cells commit suicide if they get infected.

A... Read more »

Major Strategic Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Major Strategic Breakthrough In Controlling The AIDS Virus Made By Montreal Researchers

23 Aug 2006

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=50180

***********

A team of researchers from the Universite de Montreal and the Centre... Read more »