Regina Kelder, MA

Senior Scientific Writer

Regina joined Charles River Laboratories in 2013 as a Senior Scientific Writer. Her primary responsibility is editing Eureka. She has more than 20 years of experience writing about science and medicine, both for newspapers in New Jersey and Ohio, and for two non-profit publications in New York that specialize in AIDS vaccine science. In 2005, she received a fellowship from the Kaiser Family Foundation to write about the AIDS crisis in Africa. She has received awards from the National Press Club, AP of Ohio and the Pan American Health Organization, and was thrice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

The AIDS Epidemic: Test Your Knowledge

Thirty-eight years ago,the first cases of HIV were reported. What began as a rash of cases of unexplained origin quickly escalated into one of the worst pandemics in human history.  Take our quiz to see how much you remember about the epidemic, both on the research front and the advocacy front.     Continue reading