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News Releases and Statements for 2008

December 2008

Dec. 12, 2008
Bulletin: NIAID Invites Input on Research Initiative to Eradicate HIV

Dec. 4, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Well-Armed Immune Cells Help Long-Term Non-Progressors Contain HIV

November 2008

Nov. 28, 2008
World AIDS Day Offers a Reflection on the Past, Hopeful Look to the Future

Nov. 27, 2008
Experimental TB Drug Explodes Bacteria from the Inside Out

Nov. 21, 2008
Study of Ancient and Modern Plagues Finds Common Features

Nov. 19, 2008
Landmark Study Defines Benefits of Early HIV Testing and Treatment for Infected Infants

Nov. 3, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Seizures Following Parasitic Infection Associated with Brain Swelling

Nov. 2, 2008
Persistent Bacterial Infection Exploits Killing Machinery of Immune Cells

October 2008

Oct. 28, 2008
Bulletin: DSMB Finds Ritonavir-boosted Lopinavir Superior to Nevirapine in HIV-positive Women Who Previously Took Single-dose Nevirapine

Oct. 27, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Study Suggests HIV-infected Patients Should Start HAART Sooner

Oct. 22, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Scientists to Speak on Range of Infectious Disease Topics at Major Scientific Meeting

Oct. 21, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Markers of Inflammation and Blood-clotting Tied to Hazards of Intermittent HIV Treatment

Oct. 10, 2008
NIH Scientists Discover Crucial Control in Long-Lasting Immunity

Oct. 9, 2008
NIAID Awards Contracts to Search for Protein Markers of Disease

Oct. 9, 2008
New Systems Biology Awards Enable Detailed Study of Microbes

Oct. 8, 2008
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day—October 15, 2008

Oct. 8, 2008
Día Nacional de Concientización sobre el SIDA en la Comunidad Latina—15 de octubre de 2008

Oct. 8, 2008
Scientists Decode Genome of Parasite that Causes Relapsing Malaria

Oct. 7, 2008
NIAID Announces 25 New Awards to Develop Radiation Countermeasures

Oct. 2, 2008
DNA of Good Bacteria Drives Intestinal Response to Infection

Oct. 1, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: New Findings Indicate HIV/AIDS Pandemic Began around 1900, Earlier than Previously Thought

September 2008

Sep. 19, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Type 1 Diabetes May Result from Good Genes Behaving Badly

Sep. 19, 2008
Monitoring Exhaled Nitric Oxide Does Not Help Manage Asthma

Sep. 4, 2008
Study Reveals Link between Apobec3 Gene and Neutralizing Antibody Response to Retrovirus

August 2008

Aug. 29, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: NIAID to Fund Broad Range of Basic HIV Vaccine Discovery Research

Aug. 27, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Describes Challenges, Prospects for an HIV Vaccine

Aug. 19, 2008
Bacterial Pneumonia Caused Most Deaths in 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Aug. 14, 2008
Researchers Find Leishmaniasis Parasites Evade Death by Exploiting the Immune Response to Sand Fly Bites

Aug. 13, 2008
NIH Scientists Find a Novel Mechanism that Controls the Development of Autoimmunity

Aug. 5, 2008
Adult Male Circumcision Reduces Risk of HIV Acquisition for at Least 3.5 Years

July 2008

Jul. 24, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Announces Revised Priorities for HIV Vaccine Research

Jul. 17, 2008
Statement: NIAID Will Not Move Forward with the PAVE 100 HIV Vaccine Trial

Jul. 14, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Exhausted B Cells Hamper Immune Response to HIV

Jul. 11, 2008
Statement on the U.S. Transplant Games

Jul. 10, 2008
Bulletin: Anti-TB Drug Fails to Benefit HIV-Exposed Infants who were Unexposed to TB at Study Enrollment

June 2008

Jun. 30, 2008
NIAID Announces Grants to Stimulate Food Allergy Research

Jun. 25, 2008
NIAID Creates HIV Vaccine Discovery Branch to Promote Synergy between Basic HIV Researchers and Vaccine Designers

Jun. 23, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Study Further Defines Potential Role of Fish-Based Fatty Acids in Resolving, Preventing Asthma

Jun. 11, 2008
Media Availability: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Jun. 5, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci to Address the United Nations on HIV/AIDS on June 10

May 2008

May 27, 2008
Bulletin: Monitoring Board Recommends Stopping Experimental Treatment Regimen in International Study of Patients New to HIV Treatment

May 23, 2008
NIAID AIDS Vaccine Research Subcommittee to Meet May 30 to Discuss PAVE 100 Study

May 21, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Scientists Discover How Common Vaccine Booster Works

May 20, 2008
NIAID to Advance B-Cell Approach to HIV Vaccines

May 18, 2008
Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 14, 2008
Dr. Anthony Fauci Reflects on 25 Years of HIV

May 12, 2008
Raising Awareness of the Personal and Research Challenges of Food Allergy

May 12, 2008
National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, May 19

May 6, 2008
Statement of Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D., NHLBI, and Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., NIAID, on World Asthma Day

May 2, 2008
Studies Test New Approaches to Islet Transplantation

April 2008

Apr. 30, 2008
Researchers Find Quick Way to Make Human Monoclonal Antibodies against Flu

Apr. 29, 2008
Research Findings Open New Front in Fight against AIDS Virus

Apr. 25, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Seeks Research Ideas for Funding Initiatives in Vaccine Discovery and HIV Prevention

Apr. 23, 2008
World Malaria Day: Global Research Needed to Address a Disease without Borders

Apr. 22, 2008
NIAID Describes Research Priorities to Fight Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Apr. 16, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Study Provides New Understanding of Forces behind Seasonal Flu Virus Evolution

Apr. 15, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: Air Pollution Affects Respiratory Health in Children with Asthma

March 2008

Mar. 24, 2008
World TB Day—March 24, 2008

Mar. 20, 2008
National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Mar. 20, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: NIAID to Convene HIV Vaccine Summit

Mar. 16, 2008
Scientists Identify New Leads for Treating Parasitic Worm Disease

Mar. 14, 2008
People with Job’s Syndrome Lack Specific Immune Cells

Mar. 12, 2008
Researchers Find Cause of Severe Allergic Reaction to Cancer Drug

Mar. 10, 2008
Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Mar. 10, 2008
Confronting the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance

February 2008

Feb. 28, 2008
Bulletin: NIAID Modifies HIV Antiretroviral Treatment Study

Feb. 25, 2008
Bulletin: An Update Concerning the HVTN 503/Phambili HIV Vaccine Study

Feb. 15, 2008
Bulletin: NIAID AIDS Vaccine Research Subcommittee Meeting Postponed

Feb. 15, 2008
Scientists Find Antibody that Can Potently Neutralize Two Viruses

Feb. 15, 2008
Novel Approach Strips Staph of Virulence

Feb. 13, 2008
NIAID Media Availability: HIV Persists in the Gut Despite Long-Term HIV Therapy--Second Study Finds that B-Cell Abnormalities Also Persist

Feb. 13, 2008
Patient with Rare Disorder Responds to Cancer Drug

Feb. 10, 2008
NIAID Scientists Identify New Cellular Receptor for HIV

Feb. 6, 2008
Anti-Herpes Drug Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV Infection in People with Genital Herpes Virus, Study Finds

Feb. 6, 2008
Bulletin: Extended Nevirapine Regimens Reduce HIV Transmission and Death in Breastfed Infants of HIV-infected Mothers

Feb. 5, 2008
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day, February 7, 2008

Feb. 4, 2008
Researchers Discover New Battleground for Viruses and Immune Cells

Feb. 1, 2008
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Appointed Director of the NIAID Division of AIDS

January 2008

Jan. 29, 2008
Five Named to NIAID Advisory Council

Jan. 22, 2008
Early Promising Results in Malaria Vaccine Trial in Mali

Jan. 21, 2008
Studies Highlight MRSA Evolution and Resilience

Jan. 8, 2008
NIAID Experts See Dengue as Potential Threat to U.S. Public Health

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