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Therapeutic HIV vaccine in clinical trials

Most HIV vaccines in development are designed to protect people against infection. However, a vaccine in development in Antwerp is focusing on harnessing individuals' own immune systems to target and

Canadian researcher gets FDA approval for HIV vaccine trial

The FDA has granted University of Western Ontario researchers approval to start human trials of their HIV vaccine. Even though Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team trail others in their field who have...

Misconceptions stymie HIV vaccine trials

University of Toronto researchers surveyed people at risk of contracting HIV and found that misconceptions about the safety of HIV vaccine trials are slowing research efforts. Along with a general...

Drug has unexpected promise as HIV vaccine

When scientists first started using cyclodextrin in meds as an emulsifier and cinical trials as a control, there were no therapeutic benefit. But after one trial showed the drug could be a therapy

Vaccine could reduce HIV to 'minor infection'

Could HIV one day be treated as nothing more than a minor infection? That's what researchers at the National Biotech Center in Madrid are hoping to eventually achieve with MVA-B, their early-stage

Study: Removing cholesterol from HIV boosts second immune response

Researchers at the Imperial College London and Johns Hopkins University have discovered a new method that prevents HIV from weakening a patient's immune system. According to their research, the

Bionor HIV vaccine lowers viral load, ART need

Norwegian biotech Bionor Pharma has released results from a study of its therapeutic HIV vaccine, Vacc-4x. After initially planning to shelve the vaccine last October, the company is now plotting

HIV envelope protein approach elicits vaccine immune response

By focusing on HIV's envelope protein and targeting immature B cells--which the virus homes in on--researchers have found a new approach for potential vax candidates. The researchers--from Duke

Emory University receives $26M from NIH

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Emory University a $26 million grant for its work on HIV/AIDS vaccines. The university will work to develop a vaccine in the next 5 years with the help

Inovio posts positive preclinical HIV vax results

Blue Bell, PA-based Inovio Pharmaceuticals has published data from two preclinical HIV trials this week. The results, published in Vaccine and PLoS One respectively, demonstrated the vaccines'