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Hiv Vaccine Development

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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 »

Vaccine

I am a atudent in a Masters of Public health Program. I am working on a paper discussing past and... Read more »

a new vaccine?

Hello,I just read about a new vaccine developed in Switzerland which is a combination of ADN HIV C... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Time to Increase Investment in HIV Vaccine Development

...growing number of people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS, Berkley and Bernstein describe several challenges that have slowed HIV vaccine development, including the complexity of the virus itself and what the authors call "inadequate support for... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV Vaccine Development in 2009: Looking Back (and Forward)

...Mitchell Warren, the executive director of the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC). We discussed what's new in the field of HIV vaccine development. Can you tell us where we are in 2009 in terms of HIV vaccine research? Where we are now... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Status Report on HIV Vaccine Development

...the same intensity in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries. The main reason for this lack of interest is economic: HIV vaccine development -- including primary research, conducting several stages of clinical trials, and building... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...the 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... Read more »
Connect With Others

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine... Read more »

Important: share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine... Read more »