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AIDS Vaccines

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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AIDS vaccine 07...any good news?

Hey Dr.Pierone,i have been searching the web for info about the '07 AIDS vaccine conference, i know it occured around august 24th and would like to read more about the research progress of this year. could you tell me where to look ? Also, can...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Here is the <a href="http://www.hivvaccineenterprise.org/conference/index.html" target=_new>link</a> for the AIDS vaccine conference which was held in Seattle in August. I think that incremental progress is being made in... Read more »

MRKAD5 aids vaccine

Have you got some informations regard the performances of MRKad5 aids vaccine PHASE 2 involving hiv+ people?..Some news from internet confirm that this vaccine is doing very well in the trial..thanks from angelo.....
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.thebody.com/tag/articles/ibt_pipeline.html" target=_new>link</a> to a summary of the HIV vaccine candidates in development and there is a section which speaks to the adenovirus vaccines. This Merck... Read more »

AIDS Vaccine

How will one tell the difference between antibodies produced in response to an AIDS Vaccine to those produced in reaction to HIV?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Great question-- the answer will depend on what parts of HIV are used to generate the vaccine.In general, natural infection generates a variety of antibodies- detected on Western blot testing. By contrast, vaccination with a limited number of viral... Read more »

AIDS Vaccine and already infected

Hi, i've been reading the news about all these new trials about HIV vaccines. They are very interesting and I am glad that scientists have come this far. One question I have is do these vaccines only work for those who are not infected? I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIV vaccines remain the subject of intense clinical research. The benefit of vaccines as therapeutics for those with established HIV infection remains unclear; though research in this field continues.... Read more »
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AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Director

Posted by Anonymous
The AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) is recruiting for an Executive Director to lead the organization's advocacy, education and public policy work. Position is in New York , New York.

Resume Submission Deadline:
December 3, 2003

Start Date:
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AIDS VACCINE question

Posted by cassiusp
Hi Guys,

I want to get a road trip organized from south florida for a bunch of poz guys to go and participate on the trial studies going on for the HIV vaccine in DC. But before I can start this endeavor I want to get to know as much as I can about... Read more »

vaccine for AIDS

Posted by onmission, 4 Replies


Mail back to onmission@rediffmail.com for further information.

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some vaccine news - hope springs eternal

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
September 1 2000
BRITAIN






MP is first to test Aids vaccine

BY NIGEL HAWKES HEALTH EDITOR
A LIBERAL DEMOCRAT
MP yesterday became the first
person to take part in clinical
trials of an Aids vaccine... Read more »