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Hiv Vaccine Trials Phase 3

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck Begins Enrolling Participants Worldwide for Potential HIV/AIDS Vaccine's Phase II Trials

Pharmaceutical company Merck and the HIV Vaccine Trials Network on Monday announced that they have begun enrolling participants worldwide in a Phase II study -- a collaboration of Merck, HVTN and the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination and Enrollment Are Discontinued in Phase II Trials of Merck's Investigational HIV Vaccine Candidate

Whitehouse Station, N.J., and Seattle - Vaccination in a phase II clinical trial of Merck & Co., Inc.'s investigational HIV vaccine (V520) is being discontinued because the vaccine was not effective. The announcement was made today by the... Read more »
U.S. Military HIV Research Program

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the RV144 Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial

What is RV144? The Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial, also known as RV144, was the largest HIV vaccine study ever conducted in humans and involved more than 16,000 volunteers in Thailand. The trial tested a "prime-boost" combination of two vaccines:... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The news about the limited success of the recent AIDS prevention vaccine trial was unexpected and certainly welcomed, considering the numerous vaccine trial failures over the past decade. However, I agree with Tony Foci that this is not a... Read more »

Argos AGS-004 Phase 2a trial in patients with HIV

Howdy Robert: I am Robert also. I just wanted to let you know that today March 29th at 11:28 AM EST I began a protocal program that you have on your bucket list. To make a short version you most likely are aware it is the ARGOS study with Dendrionic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey there Robby,Well I don't know if dendritic cell therapy is exactly on my bucket list, but I'm certainly a strong proponent of immune-based therapies as a critical piece for the cure of HIV/AIDS. Please feel free to send periodic... Read more »

Resvatrol, and DAPY's trials phase III get underway

I learned of my hiv status in june and now being treated at nih in bethesda, initial cd4 was 40 now at 384 had bad bout with anemia which has been resolved, took meds for mac but stopped because of disfiguring, continuing meds combovir and sustiva,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The decision to enter a clinical trial depends on the specific details of the trial. In general, changing from a successful regimen is not unreasonable, but again, the new regimen and goals of switching need to be carefully considered. If you have... Read more »

After gp160 vaccine trial, am I still treatment naive?

After 15 years HIV+, my (current) doctor and I believe it is now time for me to begin HAART. Within the past 8 months I have had a bout with shingles and, more recently, thrush. Although we're waiting for definitive lab results, we anticipate...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post and most importantly, thank you for volunteering to participate in HIV clinical trials. Our whole community owes you collective thanks.Now on to your question. For the purposes of your new treatment regimen, you are... Read more »
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Vaccine Trials

Posted by squanderer, 1 Reply

Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials.

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Posted by DUDE
The worldwide search for an HIV vaccine received a boost Thursday as the
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced funding
of nine U.S. clinical units of the new HIV Vaccine Trials Network... Read more »


Posted by Survivor
Tanox Reports 48-Week Results from TNX-355 Phase 2 Clinical Trial

New Data Demonstrate Sustained Viral-Load Reductions, Significant Increases in CD4+ Cell Counts in Treatment-Experienced HIV Patients
Company to Discuss Results on Conference Call... 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 »