Special Features

The VAX Special Features page uses multimedia technology to shine a brighter light on various AIDS vaccine topics. Here you will find a video and a diagram explaining in clear simple language how the immune system works and how an AIDS vaccine might work. This page also includes podcasts from our Living History of AIDS Vaccine Researchseries and an anthology of previously published VAX articles.  

A Living History of AIDS
Vaccine Research...

Anthony Fauci

Antibodies and the Quest for an AIDS Vaccine

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    • February 21, 2013 - Q & A with Peter Staley

      Longtime AIDS activist Peter Staley spoke with VAX about the early days of AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), which was chronicled in the Oscar-nominated film, “How To Survive A Plague.”

    • January 16, 2015 - Q & A with Laura Guay

      The longtime pediatric AIDS researcher weighs in on new findings from a breast milk study and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ change in stance on circumcision.

    • August 29, 2012 - Customizing HIV Prevention in a Global Pandemic

      The IAS meeting touted new preventive tools, but will the suffice to end AIDS?

    • September 1, 2008 - Special Report: Thai Trial Results

      Results from RV144 Send Scientists in Search of Clues

      Whether or not this trial is the key that helps researchers unlock the mysteries of immunological protection against HIV, it provides an important clue—actually 8,000 of them

    • June 8, 2008 - Anthology: Deciphering AIDS Vaccines