Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
In 2002, Glenda Gray, VIDD member and co-principal investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network, was a recipient of the Nelson Mandela Health and Human Rights Award.
Today the flags in South Africa fly at half-mast as we mourn the passing of the father of our nation. Nelson Mandela passed away last night at the age of 95, one of the icons of modern history, our own South African who became the face of freedom, not only for us, but for all the oppressed, the eternal symbol of freedom.
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VIDD Member and HVTN co-PI Dr. Glenda Gray was recently honored by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) with the 2013 EDCTP Outstanding African Scientist Award for her work on the epidemiology and biology of HIV, as well as for her advocacy for improving the care of HIV infected persons.
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