A new vaccine has been found to stop rhesus macaque moneys from infection with SIV, the monkey form of the HIV virus

New Vaccine Unexpectedly Suppresses HIV Infection In Monkeys

A new vaccine has been found to stop rhesus macaque monkeys from being infected with SIV, the monkey form of the HIV virus An international research team, with scientists based in Paris-Descartes University in France, as well as the University of Chinese Medicine in Guangzhou, China, has developed a new orally administered vaccine that was found to block the SIV …

Researchers from Duke University have Discovered a Way to Elicit an Immune Response in Individuals Infected With HIV-1, the Most Common Form of the Virus

HIV Vaccine on the Horizon: Researchers Design HIV Immunogens

Researchers from Duke University have Discovered a Way to Elicit an Immune Response in Individuals Infected With HIV-1, the Most Common Form of the Virus The director of the Duke Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology and Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Dr.Barton Haynes, recently published his teams findings in the reputable scientific journal ‘Cell.’ In a previous study led by Hayes …

HIV Vaccine Researcher Charged with Fraud

US federal prosecutors have filed charges against a former Iowa State University laboratory manager, Dong-Pyou Han, after he falsified data that subsequently lead to millions of dollars in grants for an experimental HIV vaccine. Han, who resigned  from Iowa State university last autumn, admitted to spiking rabbits blood with human antibodies in an effort exaggerate the promise of the vaccine. …

Vaccine Asia Live: NIAID’s Effort on Dengue Vaccine R&D

Addressing Asia’s needs for vaccines in dengue, Dr Zou Lanling, Bacteriology Program Officer & Chief of Translational Sciences Section of National Institutes of Health USA, shared the efforts put into dengue vaccine R&D by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases(NIAID). NIAID conducts and supports research to develop vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics to help understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, …

Vaccine Asia Live: Forging Partnerships for Improved Immunisation in Laos

“Vaccination as the most cost-efficient method to save millions of lives around the world.” To kick-start the 2nd day’s activities for World Vaccine Congress Asia 2014, we have the privilege and honour in having Dr Bounkong Syhavong, the Vice Minister of Health for Lao People’s Democratic Republic to present on the forging of partnerships for improved immunisation in Laos. For the …

Round up from the World Vaccine Congress 2014

  So the World Vaccine Congress is over for its 14th year! With 80+ speakers, 40+ sponsors and over 60 sessions of scientific, corporate development and future-looking content, it was a busy few days! Opening with Dr Gregory Poland from the Mayo Clinic talking about the future of vaccinology, right from the start the focus was on what will be …