WBUR Interview: HIV Prevention Could Need Cocktail Of Antibodies


Scanning electron micrograph of HIV particles infecting a human H9 T cell, colorized in blue, turqoise, and yellow. Credit: NIAID/Flickr Creative Commons

It takes a cocktail of drugs to treat HIV. It could take a cocktail of antibodies to prevent HIV as well, suggests a study in Science Translational Medicine by Boston-based researchers published.

Cynthia Fernandez spoke to researcher Dr. Dan Barouch, professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School who recently published work on a ‘mosaic’ HIV vaccine as well. [WBUR Interview]