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01/14/2013 07:53 am ET Updated Jan 18, 2013

HIV Prevention: Nobel Laureate David Baltimore Talks VIP, New Developments (VIDEO)

Researchers may have discovered a way to protect against the transmission of HIV--a worldwide epidemic that now infects about 35 million people.

Nobel Laureate Dr. David Baltimore and colleagues at his Caltech lab are injecting mice with a powerful prophylaxis called VIP. And guess what? It works. Caltech postdoctoral fellow Alex Balazs is heading up this groundbreaking research. So is it now time to test this approach in humans?

Click the link below and watch the video above to hear the latest on HIV prevention research. And don't forget to join the discussion by leaving a comment at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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