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AIDS and African Americans (from City Newspaper)

News on November 9th, 2012 Comments Off

AIDS and African Americans  (article taken from City Newspaper) by Tim Louis Macaluso Enormous progress has been made in the treatment of HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the pandemic more than 30 years ago. But a cure remains elusive, and some segments of society, particularly the African American community, continue to experience significant rates of […]

URMC’s HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials Unit Opens Buffalo Office

News on February 24th, 2011 Comments Off

Researchers Look to Western NY for Help in the Search for a Vaccine February 21, 2011 The Rochester Victory Alliance, the University of Rochester Medical Center’s HIV vaccine clinical trials unit, has opened a satellite clinic in downtown Buffalo to make it easier for volunteers in western New York to participate in ongoing HIV vaccine […]

HIV vaccine stems from UR foundation

News on January 3rd, 2010 14,799 Comments

Public health officials in Thailand announced on Sept. 24 that an HIV vaccine has shown 30 percent effectiveness in preventing disease in the general Thai public. Preliminary studies that led to the development of the vaccine were performed at UR in the late 1990s. The vaccine is a combination of two vaccines — one that […]