Biologists Deliver Neutralizing Antibodies that Protect Against HIV Infection in Mice (11/30/11)

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Caltech biologists David Baltimore and Alejandro Balazs discuss their novel approach to HIV prevention: a delivery method for neutralizing antibodies, which protect against HIV infection in mice.

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AAV8 sphere

An illustration shows the crystal structure of the adeno-associated virus used to deliver broadly neutralizing antibodies as Vectored ImmunoProphylaxis against HIV.

[Photo Credit: Caltech / Alejandro Balazs]

David Baltimore

President Emeritus; Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology; Nobel Laureate

[Photo Credit: Caltech / Robert J. Paz]

Alejandro Balazs

Alejandro Balazs, postdoctoral scholar in the Baltimore Lab

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David Baltimore and Alejandro Balazs in Lab

Biologist and Nobel Laureate David Baltimore (L) and postdoctoral scholar Alejandro Balazs discuss their latest study on a novel approach to HIV prevention.

[Photo Credit: Caltech Academic Media Technologies]