Topics :: HIV vaccine

amfAR Gives $2.15M in Grants to "Countdown for a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
As part of their new research initiative Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS, which aims to find a cure for HIV by 2020, amfAR announced their inaugural round of research grants -- the largest sum ever disbursed by amfAR.

Ask the Doc: False Cures and Real Breakthroughs

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Monday Feb 24, 2014
EDGE's resident HIV/AIDS expert, Dr. Howard Scheiner, takes a look at false cures like Russian mushrooms and fungal foot creams, and the real promise of vaccine research.

Philly FIGHT Helps with Largest-Ever Clinical Trial for a Cure

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 3, 2014
Philadelphia FIGHT, in partnership with the Wistar Institute, an international leader in biomedical research, will participate in the largest randomized trial anywhere focused on testing an easily accessible strategy to advance an HIV cure.

Staying Informed is the Key to Staying Healthy with HIV

By Lindsay King- Miller | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
The most important tool is knowledge, both about preventing HIV, and, for those infected, keeping as up-to-date as possible about new meds and methods of treatment.

Flim-Flam Man Fired After Faking Federally Funded HIV Cure

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 10, 2014
An Iowa State University assistant professor resigned after admitting he falsely claimed rabbit blood could be turned into a vaccine for the AIDS virus.

10 Reasons We Still Need HIV Research and Care

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 1, 2014
EDGE looks at the top ten reasons why we still need to continue our research for a cure for HIV.

"Gyft" Cards Support HIV Vaccine Immunity Project

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 2, 2013
Starting Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, Gyft will donate all proceeds from Gyft Cards, redeemable at more than 200 retailers, to the Immunity Project for HIV research.

AID for AIDS and SIDA FundaciĆ³n Team Up to Find HIV Vaccine

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Nov 15, 2013
In an effort to fight the spread of HIV in New York and Barcelona, AID for AIDS and FundaciĆ³n Lucha contra el SIDA headquartered in Barcelona have teamed up to advance vaccine research.

AVAC Evaluates Range of Vaccine Trials Across the World

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 27, 2013
AVAC updates us on the status of the latest HIV vaccine clinical trials across the world.

First-Ever Preventative HIV Vaccine Trials Show No Adverse Effects

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 11, 2013
Doctors in Canada have discovered no adverse effects in patients who participated in the Phase I Clinical Trial for the first ever preventative HIV vaccine.