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Therapeutic Vaccine Trials For Hiv Positive

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What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? Next Steps What Is a Vaccine? The body's immune system normally reacts to anything it recognizes as foreign and tries to eliminate it. A vaccine is a substance that helps the immune system respond to a...
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VRC launching therapeutic HIV vaccine

Hello Dr.pierone,i have a question that's been on my mind for a while now and i would appreciate a LOT your expert's opinion on it...The VRC (vaccine research center) just recently started using a prime-boost approach to illicit a killer...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Here is a <a href="http://www.vrc.nih.gov/VRC/clintrials/clin_current.htm" target=_new>link</a> to the VRC and the trials that are underway there. This therapeutic vaccine study that you mention is... 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 Vaccine With No Known Side Effects:Why Delayed?

The AIDS Clinical Trials Group has been developing a Phase I study of DermaVir, which will be enroll 24 HIV-infected individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy. The study is AACTG 5176, chaired by Richard Pollard, with Julianna Lisziewicz as one...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good questions for which I have do not have the answer(s). KH... Read more »

brazil/paris therapeutic vaccine trials

I have heard nothing but great news concerning the dendritic studies wiping out vl loads. Why aren't these made available in the usa? I have heard of no side efeects, is there anything available here? Why isn't this used???...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Here is a <a href="http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v10/n12/full/nm1147.html" target=_new>link</a> to a breakthrough study on dendritic cell therapeutic vaccine by the French. I did a quick search of the U.S. NIH web site for... 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 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 »

MORE Good News from R-conf. - THERAPEUTIC VACCINE!

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 »

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 »