HIV

A promising HIV vaccine moves toward clinical trial

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Oregon Health & Science University is recruiting potential volunteers for the first human tests of its promising HIV vaccine.

NHS will not fund anti-HIV Prep drug plan

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

NHS England has reiterated it will not fund a "game-changer" drug treatment that can prevent HIV.

Antibody therapy opens door to potential new treatment for HIV

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

In aclinical trial, researchers gave participants with a single dose of 3BNC117, a so-called broadly neutralizing antibody capable of fighting a wide range of HIV strains.

New findings in humans provide encouraging foundation for upcoming AIDS vaccine clinical trial

Posted in Medicine on 28th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists are working to develop a vaccine capable of inducing "broadly neutralizing" antibodies that can prevent HIV infection.

HIV vaccine to be tested on people

Posted in Medicine on 10th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have long been frustrated by the ability of the AIDS virus to mutate and evade the immune system.