Research Fundamentals: An HIV Vaccine — What’s the challenge and what’s the science?

Season 4, Episode 6,   May 18, 2022, 10:00 AM

In this episode, AVAC’s Jeanne Baron and co-host immunologist Katharine Kripke of AVENIR Health explore why developing a vaccine for HIV is different from other viruses.  Two vaccine researchers, Caltech’s Pamela Bjorkman and IAVI’s Vincent Kioi, lend their expertise. 
Learn how HIV has evolved like no other virus that exists today to escape detection by the immune system. Learn why the right target on HIV is so hard to reach and how scientists are tackling it all.