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November 5, 2015

AMP Study Explores Potency Of Antibodies In HIV Prevention

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In a continuation of our decades-long commitment to treating and preventing HIV/AIDS, Fenway Health will soon serve as a testing site for a revolutionary new study that explores whether antibodies can be used to combat individual HIV infections. Also known as HVTN 703/HPTN 081, the AMP (Antibody Mediated Prevention) study tests the efficacy of an experimental antibody in protecting against HIV infection. “This study is particularly significant, since if it is successful, it will create a brand new way to protect people against HIV,” said Dr. Kenneth Mayer, Co-Chair and Medical Research Director at The Fenway Institute. “The work will 
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