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Spyros Kalams Archives

Major international study testing therapy to prevent spread of HIV

Oct. 5, 2017—Nine more volunteers are needed to complete a study at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) that could lead to a way to prevent the spread of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).

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Flu vaccine response in older adults

Jan. 25, 2017—High dose flu vaccine boosts the immune response in older adults by increasing activation of certain immune cells.

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First subject enrolled in international HIV prevention study

Apr. 14, 2016—This month an international HIV prevention trial was launched that is testing the infection-preventing prowess of a monoclonal antibody called VRCO1.

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AIDS Clinical Trials Unit lands renewal of NIH funding

Jan. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ACTU) has received a seven-year grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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HIV’s impact on B cells

Jan. 15, 2014—Understanding how HIV infection affects immune system B cells may guide strategies for vaccine development.

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