Peter Duesberg


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A University of California molecular biologist who adopted the position that a cause-and-effect relation between AIDS and HIV infection is unproven
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Peter Duesberg, "Is carcinogenesis a form of speciation?
severely scrambled--duplicated, broken, structurally rearranged or missing entirely," says molecular biologist Peter Duesberg in a 2007 article for Scientific American.
Reminiscing on the AIDS denialism days of Mbeki and Tshabalala-Msimang, he said that he sat through numerous presentations of 'quack' cures by now-infamous denialists such as Dr David Rasnick, Dr Peter Duesberg and Dr Matthias Rath and his Foundation, not to mention the Presidential Advisory Panel that submitted a highly contentious report to President Mbeki in March 2001.
In 1987, Peter Duesberg, a professor of molecular and cellular biology at University of California, Berkeley, who isolated the first cancer gene, and in 1970 mapped the genetic structure of retroviruses, published a paper in Cancer Research questioning the role of retroviruses in disease, and the HIV/AIDS hypothesis in particular.
La obra contextualiza y elabora multiples analisis alrededor de la emblematica polemica entre los profesores Peter Duesberg de la Universidad de Berkeley, quien niega que exista una sola enfermedad identificable como SIDA, y sostiene mas bien que existe la conjuncion de varias enfermedades como la tuberculosis, la neumonia, el cancer y otras, asociadas con la disfuncion del sistema inmune--producto a su vez del uso cronico de antibioticos--, la desnutricion, la adiccion a la heroina y la toxicidad de los retrovirales.
Bruce Charlton, a professor in Evolutionary Psychiatry at Newcastle University, was axed from his editorial role on the research journal Medical Hypotheses after he chose to publish an article about Aids by Peter Duesberg.
Peter Duesberg (55); and a resurgent creed of black nationalism that aims to heal post-apartheid society by healing the national injuries inflicted by racist rule (a creed that Mbeki promotes as the "African Renaissance").
South African President Thabo Mbeki and his health ministers, Nkosazana Zuma and Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, rejected Western approaches to HIV-AIDS and supported AIDS dissidents like Peter Duesberg and others.
He agrees with Peter Duesberg regarding the extremely negative, immunosuppressive effects of chronic drug use and malnutrition, and that these are likely important co-factors in AIDS progression.
The main proponents of this theory include once prominent Nobel-nominated scientist Peter Duesberg, whose stock in the scientific community declined sharply once he began second-guessing the role of HIV, and personable, articulate activist Christine Maggiore, who has lived healthily without AIDS medication since she was diagnosed HIV-positive in 1992.
Following the work of Peter Duesberg of the University- of California, they argued that the HIV virus is not the cause of AIDS but of multiple co-factors such as poor nutrition, poverty and reckless sex and drug lifesyles that lower resistance to a host of already existing infections.
There are many AIDS-related entries, including on such putative experts as Robert Gallo, the late Jonathan Mann, Mike [sic] Gottlieb, and Jerome Horwitz, but none for Peter Duesberg or others who question the prevailing AIDS paradigm.