Archive for September, 2009

New Antibodies to HIV Found

After more than 15 years of trial and error, two powerful new antibodies to HIV have been discovered.  Research scientists at the Scripps Research Institute and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative are hoping that their recent discoveries may potentially lead to the development of a new way to immunize against the dreaded virus.Although several HIV antibodies that aim to neutralize the virus have been available to the broad public, these latest antibodies are said to have 10 times more effe…