GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC BB: GOVX), an Atlanta-based biotechnology company, today reported successful early results from two ongoing AIDS prevention Phase I human vaccine trials. Results from the first low dose trial indicate a good safety profile as well as positive immune responses in human volunteers receiving 1/10th dose of GeoVax's AIDS vaccine. Results from a second larger full dose trial also indicate a good safety profile in participants. The GeoVax vaccines being tested are designed to prevent the development of Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease ("AIDS") caused by the virus known as HIV-1 by vaccinating individuals prior to infection with the AIDS virus.
Early results from GeoVax's preventative HIV/AIDS vaccine human trials:
Demonstrate a very acceptable safety profile in an ongoing 1/10th dose trial begun in April, 2006
The 1/10th dose trial, begun April, 2006, is evaluating GeoVax's AIDS vaccines primarily for their safety and potential efficacy as a preventative vaccine administered to people prior to infection with the HIV-1 virus, thus preventing the development of AIDS. A positive human immune response to the vaccine is indicated by the presence of antibodies and T cells (white blood cells) that recognize and co
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