MIT students enjoy an interactive visit to CAPRISA

31 January 2020

Students from MIT and the Ragon Institute in the US photographed at the CAPRISA Vulindlela Research clinic, enjoyed an interactive visit to CAPRISA on 22nd January. Accompanied by Professor Bruce Walker, Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard  they engaged with researchers on HIV Prevention studies that are underway at the research clinic in Vulindlela and gained insights into the socio-behavioural indicators that influence the high HIV incidence rates. At CAPRISA’s headquarters students participated in a round table discussion with Professors Salim Abdool Karim, Director of CAPRISA and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Associate Scientific Director on the challenges in controlling the HIV epidemic and the impact of CAPRISA’s scientific discoveries.