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MEDICINE

Anthony Fauci (1940) Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984, Fauci is a key advisor to the Federal Government on AIDS issues and one of the most cited researchers and scientists in the world. His numerous awards include Harvard School of Public Health Richmond Award (2006), American Association of Immunologists Lifetime Achievement Award (2005), R&D Magazine Scientist of the Year (2005), and The New York Academy of Medicine’s Honorary Award for contributions to public health (2004).

Biography

A Goal of Service to Humankind

 

Robert Charles Gallo (1937) Founder and director of the Institute of Human Virology (in partnership with Baltimore, Maryland, and the Maryland University system) Gallo is co-discoverer of the HIV virus that causes AIDS, and developed the HIV blood test. An expert in biomedical research, Gallo also discovered the human leukemia virus (HTLV) and that chemokines, a natural compound, can stop the progression of AIDS. His discoveries have earned him worldwide awards and honors for his contributions to medicine.

Institute of Human Virology

Innovators and Pioneers

Interview, Worth (1996)

 
 
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