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Recruiting a Steering Group for AAVVi.net

We are currently looking to engage AAVVi.net’s first Steering Group! The AAVVi.net Steering Group will help to define strategy and priority areas for the network, increase its visibility, ensure it responds to the needs of its users and oversee and support the efforts of topic- specific working groups addressing different priorities for AAVVi.net constituents. The Steering Group will have [...]

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Weekly Literature Review 2 June 2017

Weekly roundup of peer reviewed literature in the HIV vaccine field prepared by IAVI, including links to abstracts or full open-access articles. AIDS VACCINE DESIGN IMMUNOGENICITY EFFICACY The Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Combined with HIV Vaccines in the United StatesAdamson, B. J. S., J. J. Carlson, J. G. Kublin and L. P. Garrison (2017). Vaccines [...]

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Weekly Literature Review 19 May 2017

Weekly roundup of peer reviewed literature in the HIV vaccine field prepared by IAVI, including links to abstracts or full open-access articles. AIDS VACCINE DESIGN IMMUNOGENICITY EFFICACY HIV/AIDS Vaccine Candidates Based on Replication-Competent Recombinant Poxvirus NYVAC-C-KC Expressing Trimeric gp140 and Gag-Derived Virus-Like Particles or Lacking the Viral Molecule B19 That Inhibits Type I Interferon Activate Relevant [...]

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Weekly Literature Review 12 May 2017

Weekly roundup of peer reviewed literature in the HIV vaccine field prepared by IAVI, including links to abstracts or full open-access articles. AIDS VACCINE DESIGN IMMUNOGENICITY EFFICACY A Little Help From the Follicles: Understanding the Germinal Center Response to Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 Infection and Prophylactic VaccinesGary, E. N. and M. A. Kutzler (2017). Clin Med [...]

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HIV Vaccine Design and Development Partnerships in Africa

A satellite organized by IAVI, the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, and the MRC/UVRI Uganda that was held during the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) 2016 conference and chaired by Pontiano Kaleebu, Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute, and Peter Dukes, Africa Research Excellence Fund. The premise of the workshop was that despite many efforts toward capacity strengthening for HIV research [...]

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AAVVi.net: An Overview

Over several years, many formal and informal discussions among African stakeholders approached the need for an “African voice for AIDS vaccine research” — a unified resource that would help to foster, support and strengthen the efforts of African researchers, communities, advocacy groups, governments, and other key players to more effectively participate in the search for an AIDS vaccine for [...]

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Meet the Champions Shaping AAVVi.net

“United we stand, divided we fall,” says Dr. Julien Nyombayire, a Rwanda-based HIV prevention research physician with the Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group-Project San Francisco. This simple pronouncement captures the guiding principle of Julien and his fellow Champions who are helping to guide the African AIDS Vaccine Virtual Network, or AAVVi.net, as it ramps up its activity throughout 2017. The [...]

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