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News Releases and Statements For 2002


December 2002

Dec. 1, 2002Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, NIAID on World AIDS Day

November 2002

Nov. 27, 2002Revamped AIDS Web Site Tailored to Diverse Users
Nov. 27, 2002Infection by Closely Related HIV Strains Possible
Nov. 20, 2002Major Herpes Vaccine Trial Launched in Women
Nov. 13, 2002New HIV Vaccine Holds Promise of Global Effectiveness
Nov. 6, 2002NIAID Releases 20th Anniversary Edition of Jordan Report on Vaccine Research
Nov. 4, 2002HHS News: HHS Commissions Studies On Chronic Wasting Disease

October 2002

Oct. 25, 2002HHS News: HHS Awards University of Wisconsin $55.8 Million to Fight Asthma in Inner-City Children
Oct. 21, 2002Family Focus is Hallmark of New South African Grant
Oct. 17, 2002Dr. Marshall Bloom Named Associate Director of Rocky Mountain Laboratories
Oct. 15, 2002USAMRIID-NIAID Announce Research Partnership at Fort Detrick
Oct. 6, 2002Study Shows Why Some Immune Systems Control HIV
Oct. 3, 2002HHS News: HHS Announces Contracts for Developing a New Anthrax Vaccine
Oct. 2, 2002Parasite, Mosquito Genomes Complete Malaria Picture
Oct. 2, 2002Gene's Role in Malaria Drug Resistance Proved

September 2002

Sept. 25, 2002Rare Disorder Provides New Insight Into Fighting Infection
Sept. 5, 2002Cat Exposure Increases Asthma Risk for Children of Asthmatic Mothers

August 2002

Aug. 27, 2002Multiple Pets May Decrease Children's Allergy Risk
Aug. 8, 2002Cause of Hepatitis A Virulence Pinpointed

July 2002

July 26, 2002CIPRA Award Supports HIV/AIDS Research in South Africa
July 17, 2002Genetic Studies Shed Light on Malaria Parasite's Origins and Drug Resistance, NIAID News Release
July 15, 2002Viruses Help Strep Bacteria Turn Deadly
July 9, 2002TIPSHEET: XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 7-12, 2002

June 2002

June 28, 2002Award Will Boost HIV/AIDS Research in China
June 11, 2002NIAID Expands Vaccine Testing Network
June 6, 2002Scientists Become Filmmakers to Decipher Immunity, NIAID News Release

May 2002

May 21, 2002World Congress on Tuberculosis Media Briefing
May 18, 2002Message from Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, NIAID on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day May 18, 2002
May 17, 2002NIAID Teams with Wyeth on HIV/AIDS Vaccine
May 16, 2002HIV Vaccine Research is "Best Hope" for Controlling AIDS Pandemic: Fifth Annual HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
May 9, 2002Researchers Unravel Anthrax Genomes
May 2, 2002New Treatment for Difficult-to-Treat Inflammatory Disease
May 1, 2002HIV Selectively Suppresses Anti-HIV Defense Cells

April 2002

April 30, 2002Experimental Therapy Stops Allergic Reactions in Mice
April 25, 2002Single Gene Leap Led to Flea-Borne Transmission of Plague Bacterium

March 2002

March 28, 2002NIAID Study Results Support Diluting Smallpox Vaccine Stockpile to Stretch Supply
March 25, 2002Scientists Reveal Secrets of Infectious Childhood Heart Disease
March 24, 2002NIAID Statement: World TB Day 2002
March 14, 2002NIAID Unveils Biodefense Research Agenda
March 7, 2002New Awards, Expanded Focus for Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group
March 4, 2002Two Viruses Team Up in West Nile Vaccine

February 2002

Feb. 25, 2002Asthma Researchers Present New Results, New Perspectives on the Disease
Feb. 25, 2002NIAID Phase III HIV Vaccine Trial to Determine Correlates of Protection Will Not Proceed
Feb. 1, 2002HHS News: HHS Secretary Names Five to NIAID Advisory Council

January 2002

Jan. 10, 2002The SMART Way to Fight AIDS
Jan. 8, 2002Researchers Identify Cause of Diarrheal Illness in Nursing Homes


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