Since its established in 1988, AIDS Research Center (ARC) focus has
been on HIV- and other retroviruses-related diseases. The principal
objective of ARC is to contribute to the control of HIV infection.
>> To the ARC introduction movie （Mac-only）
CAIDS・ACC・ARC Joint Symposium will
be held in November.
< The CAIDS・ACC・ARC Joint Symposium >
Retrospective & Perspectives for the Next 10 Years toward Global HIV Control
Date : 10th November (Sat) 2018, 10:00-17:30
Place : Main Conference Room, NIID (Toyama Campus)
Organized by : The Japanese Society for AIDS Research (JSAR)
Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University (CAIDS)
AIDS Clinical Center (ACC), National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)
AIDS Research Center (ARC), National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID)
>> Flyer about CAIDS・ACC・ARC Joint Symposium
GHIT has announced the award for a project for development of a Dengue vaccine by VLP Therapeutics in collaboration with Nagasaki University and NIID.
This international collaborative project by VLP Therapeutics, Nagasaki University and National Institute of Infectious diseases (NIID), supported by Global Health Innovation Technology [GHIT] Fund, is a pre-clinical study to investigate safety and immunogenicity of a virus-like particle (VLP)-based vaccine against Dengue virus infection.
>> GHIT press room >> GHIT web site >> VLP Therapeutics web site
The New York-based International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and the Japan-based biotech DNAVEC Corporation announced the start of a Phase I clinical trial of an HIV vaccine candidate using Sendai virus (SeV) vector at three locations including England and Rwanda.
The SeV vector AIDS vaccine system has been developed by our research group.
>> Press release from IAVI on April 1, 2013
>> Information on this project in IAVI Web
updated on September 21, 2018