Researcher’s anti-apartheid activism prepared her to take on both AIDS and its deniers
Nov. 12, 2014
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Glenda Gray is internationally known for her research on preventing HIV-infected mothers from passing the virus to their newborns. She has been showered with awards, including South Africa’s highest honor. And earlier this year she was named president of the South African Medical Research Council, the country’s premier medical research organization and funder. The accolades are hard-won. Her route to the pinnacle was through the trenches.