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Therapeutic And Preventive HIV Vaccines

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Black AIDS Institute

Promising New Research on Preventive and Therapeutic HIV Vaccines

May 18, 2011, was HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, a time to remind ourselves of the worldwide effort to create vaccines to help prevent HIV infection and to boost the immune systems of people already infected with the virus. The past three weeks have... Read more »
Bionor Immuno AS

New Path to Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Discovered by Studying Immunologic Profile of Rare HIV Controllers

Oslo -- Based on encouraging results from pre-clinical research, Bionor Immuno AS, today announced intentions to take the therapeutic and potentially preventative HIV-vaccine candidate Vacc-C5 into a Phase I/II clinical trial. The research results... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Hopes Ride on Therapeutic Vaccine

At an Emory University conference starting today in Atlanta, scientists will discuss efforts to develop a therapeutic HIV vaccine. Since researchers so far have been unable to concoct a preventive HIV vaccine, a new focus is a vaccine that might... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Preventive/Therapeutic Vaccine

My question is regarding the potential discovery of a preventive vaccine vs. a therapeutic vaccine. If a preventive vaccine is ever discovered, how will this impact individuals who are already HIV positive? Further to this point, if a therapeutic...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A truly preventative effective vaccine for HIV is not on the short-term horizon. Many of the potentially effective vaccines elicit a cellular immunity response which may be diasease modifying but may not prevent the infection (the term therapeutic... Read more »

therapeutic vaccine?

what is the difference between a therapeutic vaccine and preventive vaccine for hiv? which one is to strike the market first? if we have a preventive vaccine what will happen to million hiv+ patients? companies will stop producing current meds for...
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
Preventative vaccines will prevent people from getting HIV infection and therapeutic vaccines would be used in people already infected with HIV infection to help boost their immune system. Hard to say when one of these would be approved for use. I... Read more »

italian anti tat hiv therapeutic vaccine

what about italian anti tat hiv therapeutic vaccine? i read some news about phase 1 anti tat vaccine trial in italy / barbara ensoli doc/ is it therapeutic and preventive.. 100 % of the people tested has antibody response and 93% of non infected...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There was a <a href="http://www.thebody.com/cdc/news_updates_archive/2005/jul11_05/italian_aids_vaccine.html?m106o" target=_new>new report</a> in July about positive results of this phase 1 study. I don't know where the... Read more »

Therapeutic vaccines?!

Hi Dr. Wohl,I have a question regarding the develpoment and advances in HIV therapeutic vaccines. Some of these have reached the third phase of clicical trials however there is still no news of them being clinically available. For example the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Vaccine trials are still ongoing. There actually has been a lot of news lately about HIV vaccines to prevent HIV infection following the release of the VaxGen Study data... Read more »
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MORE GOOD NEWS! Therapeutic Vaccine Is Working!

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 »

MORE Good News! THERAPEUTIC VACCINE IS WORKING!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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 »

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 »

GOOD NEWS! THERAPEUTIC VACCINE SEEMS 2 B WORKING!

Posted by Anonymous
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 »