March 29, 2012

Research Roundup: What we're reading this week

Communications Associate

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

The Department of Health and Human Services releases its first-ever global health strategy, which includes a focus on catalyzing medical research worldwide.

Science journal named an HIV prevention trial the breakthrough of 2011.

The National Institutes of Health begins restructuring in an effort to make way for the new National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

Scientists created a vaccine used to protect monkeys from HIV infection that could help researchers develop a vaccine for humans.

A hepatitis C vaccine clinical trial shows promising results.