Congratulations to Rachel Spreng for winning the 2023 HVTN Bonnie Mathieson Young Investigator Award!

Rachel Spreng was recognized as an HVTN Bonnie Mathieson Young Investigator for her co-first author paper with Shiwei Xu and Molly Carpenter on the “Impact of adjuvants on the biophysical and functional characteristics of HIV vaccine-elicited antibodies in humans” at the 2023 HVTN Full Group Meeting. This award was established to recognize young investigators in honor of Bonnie Mathieson and her unrelenting contributions to the HVTN and dedication to HIV vaccine research. Other Duke University School of Medicine investigators recognized for this award in the past include Scott Neidich (2021), Nicole Yates (2018), and Wilton Bryan Williams (2017).

Congratulations, Rachel, for your outstanding work!