August 02, 2016

Tracking How HIV Disrupts Immune System Informs Vaccine Development

By: Duke Medicine News and Communications 

One of the main mysteries confounding development of an HIV vaccine is why some people infected with the virus make the desired antibodies after several years, but a vaccine can’t seem to induce the same response.

A research team led by scientists at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute has been unraveling that mystery, detailing new insights in a study published July 29 in the journal Science Immunology.

Read more and watch an interview with DHVI Director, Barton Haynes, M.D. here