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Experimental Potential HIV Vaccine Proves Promising In Monkeys
2012-01-05 10:02:23

An experimental vaccine tested in rhesus monkeys helped protect them from getting infected with Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) -- the primate version of HIV and AIDS -- and appears to make the disease more manageable in those who aren’t protected.

2010-06-07 09:06:00

BOSTON, and MELBOURNE, Australia, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Opal Therapeutics Inc. (Opal) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have entered into a joint development collaboration agreement to develop a novel immunotherapy to treat HIV.

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2010-05-06 09:10:00

A new finding from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard may have implications for designing an effective AIDS vaccine.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.