April 10, 2023

Impact Voices Episode 1: The Vaccine Quest

Welcome to the first episode of Impact Voices – a podcast on the people, the science, and the network driving HIV prevention research in Africa. Impact Voices podcast walks you through the journey to accelerate the development of vaccines and new technologies to combat the AIDS epidemic.

In this episode, Marianne Mureithi, Ph.D., the basic sciences research team leader at the KAVI Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR) sat down with her colleagues at the institution, including Walter Jaoko, M.D., Ph.D., the director, and scientists Daniel Muema, Ph.D., and Terry Muhomah, Ph.D. Together, they share KAVI-ICR’s journey and milestones, including their quest for a vaccine against HIV and the promise that comes with ongoing efforts to strengthen capacity for future scientists.

Tune in to hear firsthand about the groundbreaking research being conducted at KAVI-ICR and the progress being made towards a vaccine against HIV and other public health challenges of our time.