Accession Number:

ADA333223

Title:

Studies into Militarily Relevant Infectious Diseases of Interest to Both United States and Royal Thai Government

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 15 Oct 96-14 Oct 97

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES RESEARCH INST OF MEDICAL SCIENCES APO AP 96546

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Cooperative Agreement DAMD17-95-2-50O1 was implemented 15 October 1994 to provide funding support of Royal Thai Army investigators at the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences AFRIMS engaged in research activities in collaboration with US Army investigators. The principal focus of research under the agreement is directed to activities to prepare for development and testing of vaccines for the prevention of HIV infection andor disease. During the reporting period, research activities were directed in 3 primary areas 1 continuing study of the natural history of HIV infectiondisease in Thais to define and establish endpoints for projected vaccine efficacy testing 2 cohort development studies attempting to define an appropriate populations for vaccine testing and 3 conduction of phase III vaccine studies to determine safety and immunogenicity of potential HIV vaccines in Thais.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE