News : 2013 : March

Eckhard Podack, M.D., Ph.D.

Hope for HIV Vaccine Found in Miller School Researcher’s SIV Study

Offering hope for an HIV vaccine, Eckhard Podack, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of microbiology and immunology, has demonstrated that a vaccine he developed with a novel heat-shock technology provides significant protection against the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), a non-human virus closely related to the HIV virus that causes AIDS.

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