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Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

* 1947 Paris


Françoise Barré-Sinoussi AIDS HIV Nobel Prize

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is a French virologist.
She performed some of the fundamental work
in the identification of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as the cause of AIDS.
In 2008, Barré-Sinoussi was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine,
together with her former mentor, Luc Montagnier, for their discovery of HIV.

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