Coming Full Circle: Microbicide Development at the Population Council

April 18, 2023

10:00 am-11:00 am


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Please join us for this interactive webinar to learn about and discuss microbicide development at the Population Council, from the articulation of the idea of a female-controlled HIV prevention method in the 1990s to today, when the DapiRing developed by IPM is being rolled out as the first microbicide product.


Speakers will include:


Dr. Chris Elias
An early champion of microbicides when he was an Associate at the Council and co-authored the 1993 working paper, “The Development of Microbicides: A New Method of HIV Prevention for Women


Dr. Sharon Hillier
Head of the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) for 15 years, which included overseeing multiple clinical trials of the DapiRing and other candidate microbicides and MPTs developed by IPM and the Population Council



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