Prospects for an HIV vaccine (Jeffrey Jacobson presentation)
Panel: Developing HIV vaccine: Understanding of the issues (Health Journalism 2011)
Speaker: Jeffrey Jacobson, M.D., professor of medicine; chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine
Panel description: A preventive vaccine is crucial to containing and eventually ending the HIV pandemic. However, 30 years after reports of the first cases, many would argue that we are no closer to that elusive goal. This presentation is part of a panel that discussed the scientific, organizational and funding issues that must be addressed to move the field forward.