Avac Event

Investment and Engagement in HIV Cure Research: Looking Ahead

On Wednesday, October 27th, we held a webinar to discuss the state of global HIV cure investment and how Martin Delaney Collaboratory (MDC) is making investments in cure research and working with communities. The webinar featured the growing investment in both the science and stakeholder engagement of HIV cure and included an overview of the HIV cure research funding landscape, a history of the MDC program and a panel discussion.

Speakers and Panelists


  • Kevin Fisher, AVAC
  • Karl Salzwedel, NIAID

Panel Moderator:

  • Jessica Salzwedel, AVAC


  • Dixon Diallo, SisterLove President & ERASE-HIV Community Partner (US)
  • Dr. Deanna Kulpa, ERASE-HIV PI (US)
  • Josephine Nabukenya, EGPAF & IAS-AVAC HIV Cure Fellow (Uganda)

Recording and Slides: YouTube / Kevin Fisher’s Slides / Karl Salzwedel’s Slides