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A Phase I Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Immunogenicity of HIV-1 Recombinant Envelope Glycoprotein gp160

2014-08-27 03:59:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine the reactivity and safety of HIV-1 recombinant envelope glycoprotein gp160. To determine the immunogenicity of gp160.

Although recent advances have been made in antiviral therapy against AIDS, there is currently no cure. It is likely that ultimate control of the disease will depend on the development of safe and effective vaccines against HIV.

Description

Although recent advances have been made in antiviral therapy against AIDS, there is currently no cure. It is likely that ultimate control of the disease will depend on the development of safe and effective vaccines against HIV.

Healthy volunteers are injected on days 0, 30, and 180 with one of four preparations: gp160 vaccine (40 mcg), gp160 vaccine (80 mcg), hepatitis B vaccine, and placebo. The hepatitis B vaccine group will serve as an additional control for immunological evaluations. An optional fourth injection may be given 15-21 months following the initial inoculation.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

HIV Infections

Intervention

Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant), gp160 Vaccine (MicroGeneSys)

Location

Univ of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21201

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:57-0400

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