Prof Julian Ma, Hotung Chair of Molecular Immunology, St George’s University of London
Prof Maurice Moloney, Director, Rothamsted Research
Prof Rainer Fischer, Executive Director, Fraunhofer Institute
Dr Julia Boyle, Director of the Surrey Clinical Research Centre, University of Surrey
Researchers briefed journalists on the first clinical trial involving a monoclonal antibody produced from genetically modified plants, designed for use as a topical microbicide preventing HIV transmission between sexual partners.