(mŏn′tən-yā′, môN-tä-nyā′), Luc Born 1932.
French virologist who was one of the first to identify the virus that causes AIDS and to develop a blood test for it.
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According to Science, a team led by the Paris-based Pasteur Institute virologist Luc Antoine Montagnier discovered the HIV virus and published the findings in the journal in May 1983.
Montagnier. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Luc Montagnier states in his Preface to the book: "Historically, vaccines have protected many people.
The co-discovery of HIV as the causative agent of AIDS by the Institut Pasteur team led by Montagnier and Barre-Sinoussi (4) and the US National Institutes of Health team lead by Gallo (5) was merely the beginning of the process.
In 1983, HIV was first isolated by Francis Barre-Sinnousi and Luc Montagnier at the Pasteur Institute in Paris on suspicion that it could be the cause of AIDS.
Irigaray P, Newby JA, Clapp R, Hardell L, Howard V, Montagnier L, et al.
Luc Montagnier sent him samples of what would later be called HIV.
Evans, Oliver Smithies, Harald zur Hausen, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, Luc Montagnier, Elizabeth H.
fermentans and other mycoplasmas can induce the replication of HIV in vitro, led Luc Montagnier, discoverer of HIV, and Alain Blanchard, renowned mycoplasmologist, for the first time to the hypothesis that these microorganisms could have a role in the development of AIDS [14].