HIV unmuted

The discovery that changed everything

June 30, 2021 HIV unmuted Season 1 Episode 2
HIV unmuted
The discovery that changed everything
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HIV unmuted
The discovery that changed everything
Jun 30, 2021 Season 1 Episode 2
HIV unmuted

On our second episode of HIV unmuted, Nobel Laureate Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi shares the behind-the-scenes story of how she co-discovered HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This breakthrough provided the first big scientific step forward and hope for treatment.

 We are also joined by:

  • Neal Blewett, Australia’s Health Minister (1983-1991) on leading his country’s forward-thinking bipartisan efforts
  • Long-term survivor, Pacific Islander Vince Crisostomo, on facing mounting loss, fear and stigma
  • South African, Vuyiseka Dubula, who busts the myths that drove her to activism
Show Notes

On our second episode of HIV unmuted, Nobel Laureate Professor Françoise Barré-Sinoussi shares the behind-the-scenes story of how she co-discovered HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This breakthrough provided the first big scientific step forward and hope for treatment.

 We are also joined by:

  • Neal Blewett, Australia’s Health Minister (1983-1991) on leading his country’s forward-thinking bipartisan efforts
  • Long-term survivor, Pacific Islander Vince Crisostomo, on facing mounting loss, fear and stigma
  • South African, Vuyiseka Dubula, who busts the myths that drove her to activism