Preclinical evaluation of the immunomodulatory lymphocyte trafficking drug FTY720 for HIV prevention in the female genital mucosa of macaques

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  • FTY720 has been shown to reduce inflammatory cytokines and immune cells in the genital mucosa of macaques. This pilot study examined the ability of FTY720 to inhibit HIV acquisition. Systemic treatment with FTY720 failed to prevent or delay vaginal SHIV transmission.
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  • Morris M; Aubert RD; Butler K; Henning T; Mitchell J; Jenkins L; Garber D; Mcnicholl J; Kersh EN
  • Start Page

  • 370
  • End Page

  • 373
  • Volume

  • 43
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  • 5