AWARDING THE NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE TO FRANCOISE BARRÉ-SINOUSSI andLucMontagnierforthediscoveryofHIV-1,thecausativeagentofAIDS(1),istimelygiven the harm that the virus continues to inflict on the people of the world. While these awardees fully deserve the award, it is equally important to recognize the con- tributionsofRobertC.Gallo.GallodefinitivelyprovedHIV-1asthecauseofAIDSthroughthe successful isolation and long-term cultivation of HIV-1 and developed a diagnostic kit that pre- vented new infections and saved thousands of lives.

Unsung hero Robert C. Gallo

BERTAZZONI, Umberto;ZIPETO, Donato
2009

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AWARDING THE NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSIOLOGY OR MEDICINE TO FRANCOISE BARRÉ-SINOUSSI andLucMontagnierforthediscoveryofHIV-1,thecausativeagentofAIDS(1),istimelygiven the harm that the virus continues to inflict on the people of the world. While these awardees fully deserve the award, it is equally important to recognize the con- tributionsofRobertC.Gallo.GallodefinitivelyprovedHIV-1asthecauseofAIDSthroughthe successful isolation and long-term cultivation of HIV-1 and developed a diagnostic kit that pre- vented new infections and saved thousands of lives.
AIDS; Immunology; Nobel Prize
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