Monday, July 9, 2018

Promising new HIV vaccine candidate trialled in humans

Monday 9 July 2018 5:37PM (view full episode)

Researchers have been trying for decades to find a vaccine for HIV. Several candidates have made it through initial rounds of clinical trials, only to prove ineffective at generating an immune response in humans. But a new vaccine candidate is the fifth ever to make it through to the so-called 'phase 2b' trial stage.

Listen @ Health Radio, hosted by Dr Norman Swan with guest Dr Dan Barouch, professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess and Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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