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1998.3~2003.3 Development of HIV/AIDS vaccine for HIV-1 Subtype-E Project
Japan-Thailand
Research Directors
Dr. Mitsuo Honda Dr. Mitsuo Honda
Group Leader at AIDS Research Center, National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Dr. Paijit Warachit   Dr. Paijit Warachit
Director-General of Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

Counterpart Organization: Ministry of Public Health (Thailand)
Supporting National Agency: National Research Council of Thailand

AIDS is a virus-infectious disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV is roughly divided into types A to K according to structural differences in viral genes. Paying attention to the fact that the BCG vaccine,the recombinant of HIV antigen secretion type,induces cellular or liquid immunities specifically for HIV, we searched for possibilities of developing Clade E-type viral vaccine with the BCG as a vector through the collaborative research with Thailand.
We did experiments mainly on animals using monkeys about the applicability of administering the vaccine, its safety and its stability. Our findings were valued by experts of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), etc. The next step for the vaccine,a clinical trial for humans,were brought into considerations.
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