Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS clinical trials

 

Phase 3 Trials Begin for HIV Prevention Ring

Two trials in Africa are currently recruiting participants for large scale efficacy trials of a way for women to prevent HIV infection. ASPIRE (A Study to Prevent Infection with a Ring for Extended Use) and The Ring Study are testing a vaginal ring with th ART dapivirine. Together the trials...
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Therapeutic Vaccine Trial Starting in Norway

Bionor announced another vaccine trial last week. The vaccine known as vacc-c5 is a therapeutic vaccine that researchers hope will duplicate the immune responses of people who have some natural immunity to HIV. These non-processors, as they are known in doctor-speak, may be infected with HIV, but their bodies immune...
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Clinical Trial for HIV Vaccine Enrolling Participants

Phase 1 trials for a second generation HIV vaccine produced by GeoVax Labs are now recruiting participants in San Francisco, CA, Boston, MA and Rochester, NY. The trial is expected to include 48 people who are HIV negative. This phase 1 trial is intended to test the safety of the...
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News Trials for Preventative Vaccine

The FDA has recently approved human clinical trials for an HIV-vaccine to begin this month. The clinical trials are being conducted by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang, a virologist working out of the University of Western Ontario. The vaccine, called SAV001, is made using dead HIV cells, unlike several prior HIV-vaccines that...
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First Test of Rectal Microbicide

The UCLA AIDS Institute has completed a study of a rectal microbicide that may prevent transmission of HIV during receptive anal sex. The study used HIV prevention drug UC781 which is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor. It has recently passed Stage I clinical trials for preventing transmission of HIV through...
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