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2009-11-20 12:43:27

WHAT: New discoveries about anti-HIV antibodies may bring researchers a step closer to creating an effective HIV vaccine, according to a new paper co-authored by scientists at the Vaccine Research Center of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. Scientists know that an HIV-neutralizing antibody called b12 binds to gp120, an HIV surface protein, at one of the few areas of the virus that does not mutate: the site where gp120...

2009-11-06 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOVX) ("GeoVax" or "the Company"), an Atlanta-based, biopharmaceutical company developing human vaccines for diseases caused by HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other infectious agents, today announced its third quarter 2009 financial results and provided an operational update. Robert McNally, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are pleased with our progress during the third...

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2009-10-20 12:35:45

A second look at test results for an experimental HIV vaccine in Thailand shows that the vaccine may not be as powerful as initially thought. A clinical trial in Thailand in September showed that a two-vaccine treatment (ALVAC-HIV and AIDSVAX) helped lower the risk of infection by 31 percent. The trial involved more than 16,000 participants. Since then, two other studies have been conducted using data from the initial trial. The studies, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, show...

2009-09-25 08:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VaxGen, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VXGN) today congratulated the Thai Ministry of Health, the U.S. Army, Sanofi Pasteur and VaxGen's licensee Global Solutions for Infectious Disease (GSID) on the encouraging results demonstrated in the RV144 clinical trial. The top-line results of the placebo controlled study in 16,000 Thai volunteers were released today, and according to the sponsors of the trial, demonstrated that the...


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