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  • Patent number: 6911527
    Abstract: This invention is the discovery of novel specific epitopes and antibodies associated with long term survival of HIV-1 infections. These epitopes and antibodies have use in preparing vaccines for preventing HIV-1 infection or for controlling progression to AIDS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2005
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Giuseppe Scala, Xueni Chen, Oren J. Cohen, Anthony S. Fauci