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News Releases and Statements For 2007


December 2007

Dec. 26, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Neglected Tropical Diseases Burden Those Overseas, But Travelers Also at Risk

November 2007

Nov. 29, 2007World AIDS Day: NIH Announces 2007 World AIDS Day Award Recipients
Nov. 29, 2007Día Mundial del SIDA
Nov. 28, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Study of Malaria Parasites in Human Blood Samples Reveals New Parasitic States
Nov. 18, 2007Protein Suppresses Allergic Response in Mice
Nov. 11, 2007Scientists Identify Factor Key to Severity of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staph Infections
Nov. 9, 2007Abnormal Immune Cells May Cause Unprovoked Anaphylaxis
Nov. 7, 2007The Release of New Data from the HVTN 502 (STEP) HIV Vaccine Study
Nov. 6, 2007NIAID Strengthens and Expands Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units
Nov. 6, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Promising New TB Drug Given Special Status by U.S. and European Regulators

October 2007

Oct. 23, 2007NIAID Funds $51 Million Contract to Create Comprehensive Model of Immune Responses
Oct. 23, 2007Q & A: HVTN 502 and HVTN 503 HIV Vaccine Clinical Trials
Oct. 23, 2007Statement: An Update Regarding the HVTN 502 and HVTN 503 HIV Vaccine Trials
Oct. 22, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Study Finds Genetic Influence on Pace of AIDS Progression
Oct. 11, 2007Quick Technique to Identify Adenoviruses Can Improve Patient Care
Oct. 10, 2007Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on National Latino AIDS Awareness
Oct. 5, 2007HHS Release: HHS Awards Contracts for Advanced Development of New Medical Countermeasures

September 2007

Sept. 27, 2007New National Study Links Asthma to Allergies
Sept. 26, 2007Scientists Sequence Genome of Intestinal Parasite that Afflicts Hikers and Kids in Daycare
Sept. 24, 2007NIH Scientists Describe Ways to Accurately Assess Mortality Benefits of Influenza Vaccine in the Elderly
Sept. 21, 2007Statement: Immunizations Are Discontinued in Two HIV Vaccine Trials
Sept. 19, 2007NIH-Funded Scientists Solve Genetic Code of Parasitic Worm that Causes Elephantiasis
Sept. 18, 2007Scientists Identify Cause of Job’s Syndrome
Sept. 14, 2007Anthony S. Fauci Awarded Lasker Award for Public Service

August 2007

Aug. 9, 2007NIH Scientists Target Future Pandemic Strains of H5N1 Avian Influenza
Aug. 9, 2007NIAID Media Availability: New Contracts Support Clinical Trials on Antibiotic-Resistant, Community-Acquired Staph Infections

July 2007

July 25, 2007Q & A: Children with HIV Early Antiretroviral Therapy (CHER) Study: Treating HIV-Infected Infants Early Helps Them Live Longer
July 25, 2007Treating HIV-Infected Infants Early Helps Them Live Longer
July 23, 2007First Genome-Wide Study of Infectious Disease Opens New Avenues for HIV Treatment, Vaccines
July 2, 2007Statement: NIAID Modifies Trial Involving Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-infected Infants
July 2, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Scientists Describe How 1918 Influenza Virus Sample was Exhumed in Alaska, A Finding Critical to Future Pandemic Planning
July 2, 2007Human Antibodies that Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses Identified

June 2007

June 27, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Antibodies Protect Mice from Developing Respiratory Tularemia
June 18, 2007NIAID Media Availability: Blood-Brain Barrier Breached by New Therapeutic Strategy
June 11, 2007RML Vaccine Concept Awarded for Innovation
June 7, 2007Newly Found Sensing System Enables Certain Bacteria to Resist Human Immune Defenses
June 6, 2007NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Releases MDR/XDR Tuberculosis Research Agenda
June 5, 2007NIH Expert Panel Makes Recommendations for Food Allergy Research, NIAID, NIH

May 2007

May 31, 2007Executive Office of the President: President Bush Announces the Recipients of the 2005 National Medal of Science
May 28, 2007Human Antibodies Protect Mice from Avian Flu
May 17, 2007Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
May 16, 2007The Quest for an Effective HIV Vaccine Presents New Possibilities, Challenges
May 14, 2007HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, May 14, 2007
May 14, 2007Health Officials Renew Indo-U.S. Vaccine Action Program
May 11, 2007Día Nacional de Concientización Sobre las Vacunas Contra el VIH
May 8, 2007Media Availability: Commentary Discusses Why Predicting the Next Influenza Pandemic is Difficult and How Scientists Can Best Prepare

April 2007

April 23, 2007Media Availability: New Virus Discovered After Three Organ Transplant Recipients in Australia Succumb to Infection
April 18, 2007HHS Release: Plan for Development and Purchase of Medical Countermeasures, NIAID, NIH
April 13, 2007Anthony S. Fauci Awarded the Highest Honor of the Association of American Physicians, NIAID, NIH
April 2, 2007Rapid Response was Crucial to Containing the 1918 Flu Pandemic
April 2, 2007NIAID Expands Capability for Influenza Research and Surveillance

March 2007

March 14, 2007Five Named to NIAID Advisory Council
March 12, 2007Clinical Trials Units Selected for Newly Restructured HIV/AIDS Research Networks, NIAID, NIH
March 5, 2007NIAID Media Availability: NIH Researchers Discover Protein that Appears to Regulate Bone Mass Loss, the Cause of Osteoporosis

February 2007

Feb. 28, 2007Review of 1918 Pandemic Flu Studies Offers More Questions than Answers
Feb. 22, 2007Media Availability: The Lancet Publishes Details on Two Studies of Adult Male Circumcision to Prevent HIV
Feb. 21, 20072,000 Influenza Virus Genomes Now Completed and Publicly Accessible
Feb. 14, 2007Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein that May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development
Feb. 8, 2007First Large-Scale HIV Vaccine Trial in South Africa Opens
Feb. 8, 2007Q & A: Large-Scale HIV Vaccine Trial (HVTN 503) Opens in South Africa
Feb. 8, 2007Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

January 2007

Jan. 23, 2007Media Availability: Inhaled Steroids Best Treatment for Children with Asthma
Jan. 11, 2007Scientists Sequence Genome of Parasite Responsible for Common Sexually Transmitted Infection
Jan. 3, 2007NIAID DNA Vaccine for H5N1 Avian Influenza Enters Human Trial
Jan. 3, 2007New Details on How the Immune System Recognizes Influenza


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