25+ Years of HIV/AIDS Research

In the last quarter century, research into HIV—the virus that causes AIDS—has come a long way, but not far enough. Dr. Jay A. Levy, Director of the Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research at the University of California, San Francisco, and Dr. Robert C. Gallo, Director of the Institute of Human Virology and Division of Basic Science at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discuss the historical scientific breakthroughs, what the latest research is finding, and how far we have to go before a vaccine or cure for HIV/AIDS is developed.


Listen to Leonard's 1987 interview on AIDS research with Dr. George McKinnley of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Sam Waksal, founder and CEO of ImClone Systems and Dr. Paul Nayler of George Washington University here: