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Merck HIV Vaccine Candidate

Thank you all for your efforts on this website. You are all heaven sent!I recently read that Dr. Scolnick of Merck is very hopeful about the prospects of their vaccine candidate. Early results are apparently promising - and I believe the press...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...You are right that Merck is traditionally conservative in what they release and in what they say early in research. However, they have published one article Read more »


Could you tell us about the new medicine call Isentress(Raltegravir) from MERCK?(FDA advisers... Read more »

Merck integrase inhibitor

Dear Doctor,You wrote a couple of days ago that the Merck integrase inhibitor will be available... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Merck's HIV Drug Isentress Fails Once-a-Day Study

... Taking the HIV drug Isentress once a day is not as effective as the standard twice-daily regimen, reported drug manufacturer Merck & Co. Based Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Cites Benefits of Merck HIV Drug for Patients Out of Options

... On Friday, Food and Drug Administration officials said a review of Merck & Co.'s HIV drug Isentress suggests its safety profile is superior to other options available to patients who are failing treatment. FDA Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck Cuts Price for HIV Drug Going to Developing Nations, Those Hit Hardest by Disease

... Merck & Co. has announced a reduction in the price of its HIV drug Stocrin (efavirenz) for developing countries. The decision is the result of efficiencies in the company's improved manufacturing Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thai Health Ministry to Issue Compulsory License for Merck's HIV/AIDS Drug Efavirenz

...emergency" and issue compulsory licenses without consulting the foreign patent owner. Thailand, which has 580,000 people living with HIV/AIDS, has won international recognition for its quick launch of a national drug program that treats more than... Read more »
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AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine Read more »

Researchers identify promising agents for HIV cure

Posted by optimistic2009
...prospect of a cure for HIV infection. The findings, reported by David Margolis and Nancie Archin in the September 15th edition of AIDS, show that a group of compounds called class 1 HDAC inhibitors show the most promise in activating previously... Read more »

Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...replication -- reverse transcriptase and protease -- already are targeted by a variety of antiretroviral drugs (Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, 7/9/02). According to the Wall Street Journal, both experimental drugs appear to be effective in... Read more »

this sucks

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...'s Experimental AIDS Vaccine Fails Read more »