become an evc volunteer
of people worldwide are still plagued by today's infectious
diseases, which have proven to be incredibly difficult to
restrain. The Emory Vaccine Center is committed to fight
against these modern killers in its assembly of one of the
largest centers ever created to forge new vaccine strategies.
Our team consists of over 100 scientists working to make
some of the world's most challenging health problems --AIDS,
malaria, tuberculosis, influenza, and respiratory illnesses
--a thing of the past.
There is Hope for the future. A promising AIDS vaccine developed
at the Center is currently in clinical trial.
Your involvement will assure that our team is able to continue
this important work. Currently, we have ongoing opportunities
Hope Clinic: Researchers at the Emory Vaccine
Center’s Hope Clinic are seeking healthy volunteers
for a study of a new investigational vaccine being developed
by Merck & Co., Inc. for the prevention of HIV. The
purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety of the
vaccine and to assess the vaccine’s ability to
stimulate immune responses against HIV in immunized volunteers.
Cycling Atlanta organizes an annual bike
ride to benefit the Emory Vaccine Center. Volunteers
and rider are needed to make this fun and worthwhile
event a success.
Treks, Inc., the non-profit organization which has
already produced two successful charity bicycling events, has
announced their third event. The suburban Montreal to Portland,
ME AIDS Vaccine Bike Trek will be held from August 15-19, 2006,
with the monies raised going to the Emory Vaccine Center and UCLA