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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Please contact the CFAR Developmental Core with any requests for faculty development resources or services not currently provided.    Complaints and comments are welcome to provide continuous improvement of the services offered by the Developmental Core.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. – Continuing analysis of an HIV vaccine trial undertaken in Thailand is yielding additional information about how immune responses were triggered and why the vaccine did not protect more people.
In a study appearing May 6, 2013, in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Weekly walk-in clinics will be held on Mondays from 12:00 - 12:55 at the SORF conference room starting from March 10, 2014. Core E faculty will be present to provide ad-hoc consults to any CFAR investigator, including:
Design of experiments
Planning for data management and analysis
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Thursday, March 27, 2014
The production of certain antibodies could explain the partial success of an HIV-vaccine trial and the failure of another.
In 2009, researchers reported that an experimental HIV vaccine had reduced infection risk by 31%, the only HIV vaccine ever shown to be effective. Two teams have now compared...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
What immune response should a vaccine elicit to prevent HIV infection? Two studies published online today bring scientists closer to answering this question by identifying previously unrecognized attributes of antibodies that appear to have reduced the risk of HIV infection in the only clinical...