Patt Morrison for October 29, 2009

New HIV vaccine study begins today in Los Angeles

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HIV vaccine study

The AIDS Research Alliance of America, in collaboration with UCLA launched a trial of a new prime-boost HIV vaccine today. The NIH funded trial is being conducted in twelve cities across the nation with the hope of reducing the viral-load of those who become infected with HIV. Even if this vaccine does prove successful in deterring contraction of the virus how far are we from a completed HIV vaccine and is there hope for a cure?

Guest:

Dr. Stephen Brown, Medical Director at AIDS Research Alliance of America


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