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Hiv Vaccine Trials

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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, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »

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... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob:Thanks for your sterling job you offer to the community. My question is: the HIV virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: HIV Vaccine Trial Seeking Participants

...circumcised, and between the ages of 18 and 50; male-to-female transgender participants also are sought. The study, conducted by the HIV Vaccine Trials Network, is testing the safety and efficacy of a combination of two vaccines to determine... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philadelphia Inquirer Examines Effect of Merck's Failed International HIV Vaccine Trial on Research and Development

...useful for researchers. "The information is going to help us develop a vaccine in the future," Ian Frank -- director of the HIV Vaccine Trials Unit at the University of Pennsylvania , which enrolled 125 people in Merck's trial -- said, adding,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Several Vaccine Trials Affected by Halt of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial

...for providing three synthetically produced genes from HIV, known as gag, pol and nef. After several days of discussions at an HIV Vaccine Trials Network conference last week in Seattle of Merck's trial, leaders of the trial on Monday decided to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Adolescent HIV Prevalence, Sexual Risk, and Willingness to Participate in HIV Vaccine Trials

... The study authors sought to determine HIV prevalence, sexual risk behaviors, and attitudes toward HIV vaccine trials among people ages 11-19 in a peri-urban community near Cape Town, South Africa. Self-administered questionnaires were used to...... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies I told you so. I told you so in the scientific literature. I told you so on the internet. I told you that an HIV vaccine would never work. This week, the long-awaited results from an independent trial of the world?s best... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on Other POZ blogz on Read more »