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Thu, Aug 14

New Research Boosts Hopes for HIV vaccine

Boston University School of Medicine announced a pretty amazing discovery Monday, one that could have what the school is saying to be “significant implications for HIV vaccine development.”

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Duke University School of Medicine have teamed up to uncover “novel properties of special HIV antibodies.” In a new paper, published in the journal Host Cell and Microbe, the scientists describe “how some HIV antibodies experience an unusual type of mutation, a phenomenon that allows them to neutralize many different strains of HIV.”

Read more from Boston Magazine.