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The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) has established a place of national and international leadership in the fight against major infectious diseases. DHVI plays an integral leadership role in the Global HIV/AIDS Vaccine Enterprise and is a pioneer in emerging infections and biodefense research. By focusing on the scientific “bottlenecks” for the development of HIV, TB, and other vaccines, DHVI investigators continue to make significant contributions to overcome global health challenges on behalf of society. More

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Recent Publications

HIV-1 Envelope gp41 Antibodies Can Originate from Terminal Ileum B Cells that Share Cross-Reactivity with Commensal Bacteria.
Trama AM, Moody MA, Alam SM, Jaeger FH, Lockwood B, Parks R, Lloyd KE, Stolarchuk C, Scearce R, Foulger A, Marshall DJ, Whitesides JF, Jeffries TL Jr, Wiehe K, Morris L, Lambson B, Soderberg K, Hwang KK, Tomaras GD, Vandergrift N, Jackson KJ, Roskin KM, Boyd SD, Kepler TB, Liao HX,Haynes BF. Cell Host Microbe. 2014 Aug 13;16(2):215-226. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2014.07.003.

Progress in HIV-1 vaccine development.
Haynes BF, Moody MA, Alam M, Bonsignori M, Verkoczy L, Ferrari G, Gao F, Tomaras GD, Liao HX, Kelsoe G. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jul;134(1):3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.04.025. Epub 2014 Jun 26. Review.

FCGR2C polymorphisms associate with HIV-1 vaccine protection in RV144 trial.
Li SS, Gilbert PB, Tomaras GD, Kijak G, Ferrari G, Thomas R, Pyo CW, Zolla-Pazner S, Montefiori D, Liao HX, Nabel G, Pinter A, Evans DT, Gottardo R, Dai JY, Janes H, Morris D, Fong Y, Edlefsen PT, Li F, Frahm N, Alpert MD, Prentice H, Rerks-Ngarm S, Pitisuttithum P, Kaewkungwal J, Nitayaphan S, Robb ML, O'Connell RJ, Haynes BF, Michael NL, Kim JH, McElrath MJ, Geraghty DE. J Clin Invest. 2014 Aug 8. pii: 75539. doi: 10.1172/JCI75539. [Epub ahead of print]

Video Presentations

Broadly neutralizing HIV-1 antibody identified in a lupus patient
March 11, 2014
Dr. Barton Haynes, DHVI and Duke CHAVI-ID Director, discusses recent findings from a study led by DHVI investigators in which a broadly neutralizing antibody was identified in a lupus patient who was chronically infected with HIV.