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November 6, 2013
La Jolla Institute Scientist Shane Crotty Discusses Pivotal AIDS Vaccine Discovery
La Jolla Institute scientist Shane Crotty, Ph.D., a respected vaccine researcher and member of one of the nation's top AIDS vaccine consortiums, has pinpointed key cells that trigger a potent antibody response to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Here, he discusses his finding which will significantly advance efforts to develop the world's first antibody-based HIV/AIDS vaccine. Dr. Crotty is part of the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology and Immunogen Discovery (CHAVI-ID) initiative funded by the NIH. Credit: Video courtesy of La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology.