New Vaccination Strategies Successfully Coach Immune System to Make Powerful HIV-Neutralizing Antibodies

IAVI – International AIDS Vaccine Initiative [to 10 September 2016]
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September 8, 2016
New Vaccination Strategies Successfully Coach Immune System to Make Powerful HIV-Neutralizing Antibodies
New approaches that could spur the human body to produce HIV-blocking antibodies have been successful in mice mimicking the human immune system, according to five studies published today in the research journals Cell, Immunity and Science.

The results were produced by scientists affiliated with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI); The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI); U.S National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI); The Rockefeller University; Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard; Boston Children’s Hospital; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Harvard Medical School (HMS); Vanderbilt University; Columbia University; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC); Duke University School of Medicine and Kymab Ltd…