Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008
Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Luc Montagnier

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Françoise Barré-Sinoussi - Facts

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

Born: 30 July 1947, Paris, France

Affiliation at the time of the award: Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit, Virology Department, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Prize motivation: "for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus"

Field: disease transmission, immunity, virology

Prize share: 1/4

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