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Inovio HIV Vaccine Elicits Nearly 100% Immune Response Rates in a Clinical Study

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) today announced that its HIV vaccine, PENNVAX®-GP, produced amongst the highest overall levels of immune response rates (cellular and humoral) ever demonstrated in a human study by an HIV vaccine.

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17 hours ago
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Inovio press release
Why the world needs an HIV vaccine

On HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, UNAIDS is calling for continued research to find a vaccine for HIV. 

Published
18 May 2017
From
UNAIDS
Stock market models accurately predict changes in HIV over time

Stock market models accurately predict changes in HIV over timeHealioMathematical models that were originally developed to predict changes in stock prices accurately predicted changes in the properties of HIV, suggesting that such models could be used for the development of a future vaccine for HIV, according to data published in PLOS Biology.

Published
18 May 2017
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Healio
Three countries get first malaria vaccine

The world's first vaccine against malaria will be introduced in three countries - Ghana, Kenya and Malawi - starting in 2018. The four-shot vaccine should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease.

Published
24 April 2017
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BBC
Vaccine trial: Community trust is key

Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker knows from more than 20 years in the field that researchers have to work hand in hand with the communities most affected if they want to halt an epidemic. And the townships are ground zero for HIV/AIDS in Cape Town.

Published
17 February 2017
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Fred Hutch
New and Touted HIV bNAb: Big deal or news blip?

Fervid research has uncovered dozens of antibodies that shield cells from HIV. Much work suggests broadly neutralizing antibodies hold promise as keys to HIV vaccine design or as immune therapy delivered by passive immunization or viral vectors. So what inspired the media handstands proclaiming the discovery of yet another bNAb?

Published
25 January 2017
From
AVAC
Successful antibody trial in HIV-infected individuals

A research team led by investigators of the Rockefeller University in New York and Prof Florian Klein, University Hospital Cologne and German Center for Infection Research, has tested a new HIV neutralizing antibody, called 10-1074, in humans. The results of the trial have just been published in Nature Medicine.

Published
17 January 2017
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Eurekalert Inf Dis
J&J vaccine plus Gilead immune booster shows promise as HIV fighter

An experimental HIV vaccine from Johnson & Johnson combined with an immune system booster from Gilead Sciences Inc showed promise at keeping the virus at bay in monkeys even after treatments had stopped, marking yet another step toward the development of a so-called functional cure for HIV.

Published
10 November 2016
From
Reuters
Pneumococcal infections decrease in patients with suppressed HIV

Pneumococcal infections among patients with virologically suppressed HIV decreased significantly in recent years, according to data from a retrospective, case-controlled study.

Published
08 November 2016
From
Healio
Explainer: the how, what and why of the latest HIV vaccine trial

As the global quest for an HIV vaccine continues, Linda-Gail Bekker explains the significance of the latest large-scale trial underway in South Africa.

Published
01 November 2016
From
The Conversation
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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