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Malaria vaccine’s protectiveness depends on genetics of parasite

Genomics study, analysis help explain partial effectiveness, offer insights for improvement

Oct. 21, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

An experimental vaccine set to to win WHO approval as the first to even partially protect children against malaria works better against one strain of the disease-causing parasite than others.

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Gut microbiome may have interfered with experimental HIV vaccines

Inoculating infants instead of adults could bypass problem, researchers say

July 30, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

New findings suggest that the gut microbiome’s influence on the childhood immune system may be the reason a promising experimental HIV vaccine failed to protect people from infection with the virus in recent clinical trials.

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Thai HIV vaccine trial follow-up studies offer possible explanation for HIV prevention success

Peter Gilbert and SCHARP researchers, HVTN Laboratory Program, part of worldwide effort to understand trial outcome, influence future HIV vaccine studies

April 9, 2012

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers played a key role in the discovery of important immune responses that may have protected some volunteers from HIV in the RV144 Thai trial, the first HIV vaccine trial to show modest effectiveness in preventing HIV infection. Results from extensive RV144 laboratory studies were published April 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Edlefsen joins growing Population Sciences program

Harvard-trained researcher to conduct genomic analyses of cancers, HIV

Aug. 2, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Paul Edlefsen, a biostatistics and bioinformatics researcher, recently joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Public Health Sciences and Vaccine and Infectious Disease divisions.

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Fong joins HVTN biostatisticians

Interdisciplinary researcher’s methods add to HIV vaccine trials, analysis

July 19, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Youyi Fong joined the Population Sciences program in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division earlier this month.

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