Site pages on VaxGen's AidsVax failure

The failure of AidsVax to prevent infection with HIV - in two clinical trial results published in 2003 - triggered an intense debate about this controversial product - which claimed to be "the world's first Aids vaccine" - and about its manufacturer, VaxGen Inc of Brisbane, California. Questions were raised in 1999 by Brian Deer during his Sunday Times investigation, The VaxGen Experiment, which led to federal prosecution of a senior official at the US government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mail to this website, maintained by Brian Deer, shows that material on a VaxGen-AidsVax index here is read by significant numbers

Updates currently posting with latest first. This page updated October 17, 2008

Aidsvax show over as Donald Francis quits VaxGen
Game up for Donald Francis as Thailand trial flops
Company may not be going concern, accountants warn
"Works in blacks claim" relied on one man
VaxGen dumps Thailand data analysis
Visitor Stansberry hit with SEC fraud suit
Lite moment: AidsVax inventor dazzles investors
Chart suggests recruitment of barebackers
Results change in company presentations [updated]
Second securities fraud complaint filed [pdf]
Investors file securities fraud claim [pdf]
Lawyers prepare securities fraud complaint
Questions on tests and chimps ignored
1998: Newsday exposes political origins
Chart reveals AidsVax "missing years"
VaxGen accuses critics of interest conflicts
Yahoo messages breathe fresh life
Mercury-News sees experts turning on VaxGen
Bosses admit "erroneous information"
VaxGen statistics under attack
Chicago Tribune report leads press
Aids activists condemn VaxGen claims
Scientists napping when Aidsvax flops
VaxGen's results press release
Company snubs Aids vaccine lobby
Porter Stansberry hypes before VaxGen crashes (1)
Porter Stansberry hypes before VaxGen crashes (2)
Porter Stansberry defends credibility
Porter Stansberry & Pirate Investor nabbed for fraud
Starting points: VaxGen's 1999 prospectus [pdf]

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