GSBS Student Publications

Student Author(s)

Yuxin Chen

GSBS Program

Immunology & Microbiology

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine



Document Type



Immunology and Infectious Disease | Immunoprophylaxis and Therapy


DNA vaccination has been studied in the last 20 years for HIV vaccine research. Significant experience has been accumulated in vector design, antigen optimization, delivery approaches and the use of DNA immunization as part of a prime-boost HIV vaccination strategy. Key historical data and future outlook are presented. With better understanding on the potential of DNA immunization and recent progress in HIV vaccine research, it is anticipated that DNA immunization will play a more significant role in the future of HIV vaccine development.

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© 2014 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.

DOI of Published Version



Vaccines (Basel). 2014 Feb 25;2(1):138-59. doi: 10.3390/vaccines2010138. Link to article on publisher's site

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AIDS, DNA immunization, HIV-1, vaccine

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