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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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EU proposals endanger HIV research

Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey...
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/eu-proposals-endanger-hiv-research/

HIV strain can infect monkeys

Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-strain-can-infect-monkeys/

New method for HIV vaccination?

Scientists have developed a possible way to immunise animals against HIV using the common cold virus.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-method-for-hiv-vaccination/

Chimps get AIDS too

Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/chimps-get-aids-too/

Rabies vaccine protects monkeys against HIV

A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rabies-vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-hiv/

HIV vaccine ready for human trials

Using a deactivated form of HIV as a vaccine may be the best new treatment for fighting the HIV virus, concluded scientists after studying primate responses to the treatment.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-vaccine-ready-for-human-trials/

World AIDS Day - 1 December

The HIV & AIDS page on our partner website AnimalResearch.info has been updated to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-aids-day-1-december/

Vaccine protects monkeys against SIV

A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-siv/

Mouse model of human immune system validated

A mouse model of the human immune system has been validated by replicating the results of a recent human HIV clinical trial.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-model-of-human-immune-system-validated/

Meningitis B vaccine one step closer

A study using mice has led scientists one step closer to developing a vaccine against the most common cause of bacterial meningitis, Meningococcus B.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/meningitis-b-vaccine-one-step-closer/

'Glow in the dark' cats aids HIV research

Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/glow-in-the-dark-cats-aids-hiv-research/

World AIDS Day

It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/world-aids-day/

HIV vaccine boost

Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-vaccine-boost/

Information tribunal rules for both sides

As anyone who reads it will see, a recent (11 November) Freedom of Information ruling falls some way short of the 'landmark decision' claimed by BUAV.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/information-tribunal-rules-for-both-sides/

UK research using monkeys 'outstanding'

A report published today, called Review of research using non-human primates, recommends that scientific research on monkeys should continue in the UK, subject to rigorous safeguards.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/uk-research-using-monkeys-outstanding1/

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