October 24/31, 2017, Vol 318, No. 16, Pages 1517-1622
An HIV Vaccine Is Essential for Ending the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
JAMA. 2017;318(16):1535-1536. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13505
In this Viewpoint, Anthony Fauci discusses the limits of current treatment and prevention approaches to the HIV epidemic and proposes that the addition of an HIV vaccine is necessary to slow and end it.
JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods
Bayesian Analysis: Using Prior Information to Interpret the Results of Clinical Trials
Melanie Quintana, PhD; Kert Viele, PhD; Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD
JAMA. 2017;318(16):1605-1606. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.15574
This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods discusses the Bayesian approach to integrating or updating information from previous studies with newly obtained data to yield a final quantitative summary of the information.