An HIV Vaccine: The World's best long-term hope for ending AIDS.

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We are the world’s largest publicly-funded international collaboration focused on the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. Learn more >

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Our sites conduct all phases of clinical trials - from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy. Learn more >

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Dr. Joep Lange


"Dear People,

It is with a heavy heart that we learned yesterday of the death of Dr. Joep Lange, his longtime companion Jacqueline, and many other HIV researchers and advocates in the plane crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17.  Like others on the plane, Joep was on the way to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.  We have lost a major advocate and talented researcher for HIV therapy and prevention to this terrorist act.  So ironic that people who dedicate their lives to helping others are taken from us in such a senseless way..." Read more >

Dr. Jim Kublin, executive director of the Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Bo Jungmayer / Fred Hutch


‘Angels in America’ cast visits Fred Hutch to hear about the early days of AIDS from those who were there

In the late 1980s, Dr. Jim Kublin was a medical intern at New York’s St. Vincent’s Hospital, the West Village epicenter of the U.S. AIDS epidemic. The now-closed hospital is the setting for key scenes in Tony Kushner’s award-winning drama about the period, “Angels in America.”

To prepare for an upcoming revival of the play, cast and crew from Seattle’s Intiman Theater recently visited Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to meet with Kublin, now executive director of the Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). Read more >

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We support the next generation of HIV researchers with structured mentoring, projects, training, and networking opportunities. Learn more >

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Getting the right test will prevent an incorrect diagnosis of HIV.  Your study site or VISP Testing Service can provide the right test.  Visit our frequently asked questions for more information.



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