The HVTN External Relations team assists journalists with their reporting about the Network’s research, programs and activities. We respond promptly to all media inquiries and monitor our email 24/7.

Contact Our External Relations Team

We are always available to help. Please include your deadline if your request is urgent.

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  • All media inquiries related to activities of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network are handled by the External Relations team.
  • Reporters, photographers and videographers must be accompanied by a member of the External Relations team while on the Fred Hutch campus.
  • Visits must be arranged in advance to ensure that proper authorizations have been granted. 
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About HVTN

The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the world’s largest publicly funded international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS.

Dr Larry Corey

Our Leadership

HVTN leadership are recognixed as leaders in the field of vaccine development and are bringing together experts from many backgrounds —  virology, immunology and vaccine development — to develop HIV prevention.

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Scientific Programs

The HVTN conducts all phases of clinical trials the HVTN helps advance the HIV vaccinology field and knowledge in areas as varied as social and behavioral sciences, statistics, immunology, COVID-19 and tuberculosis (TB).