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2010-09-21 09:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard Green, a founding father of regenerative medicine and the George Higginson Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School, will receive the 2010 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize for developing methodologies leading directly to permanent skin restoration therapy which is saving the lives of thousands of burn patients around the world. Building on the significance of Dr. Green's pioneering work, and the burgeoning field of regenerative medicine, an...

2009-05-08 09:00:00

"HIV/AIDS Remains the Number One Global Health Threat" WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, HIV co-discoverers Drs. Robert C. Gallo, director of the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Luc A. Montagnier, president of the World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention, called on international organizations and governments to immediately implement six objectives to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic. They made the announcement today at...

2009-03-18 19:37:00

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology will mark the 25th anniversary of its first HIV/AIDS meeting in 1984 when it convenes its scientific conferences on "Prevention of HIV/AIDS" and "HIV Immunobiology: From Infection to Immune Control" at Keystone Resort in Colorado, March 22-27, 2009. More than 850 scientists from around the world will attend. These joint conferences will commence with a keynote address by Dr. Francoise...

2009-03-09 16:33:24

French researcher Luc Montagnier, who helped discover HIV, is accused by an inventor of allegedly stealing a technique that could cure AIDS. Bruno Robert claims he has the intellectual property to a technique that uses electromagnetic signals to pinpoint HIV, or the human immunodeficiency virus, and other diseases, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Robert, who registered a patent for the process in November 2005, said he showed Montagnier his work on electromagnetic waves earlier...

2009-02-02 21:30:18

The co-discoverer of the HIV virus, Luc Montagnier, says poor nations need better access to HIV drugs. While receiving an award in Rome Monday, he bemoaned the disparity among nations in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus, which causes AIDS, ANSA reported. ''There is still a great disparity of treatment between the countries of the South and the countries of the North and only 30 percent of the world's poor have access to HIV drugs,'' said Montagnier, a 2008 Nobel Prize...

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2008-12-02 07:45:00

A Nobel winning scientist said much can be learned from how the body initially responds to contracting HIV. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi said it could provide the answers scientists need to develop a vaccine for the AIDS-causing virus. The AIDS epidemic has killed about 25 million people, and about 33 million worldwide are now infected with HIV. A combination of drugs can control the virus but so far there is no cure. Barre-Sinoussi won the 2008 Nobel Prize for medicine with Luc Montagnier for...

2008-10-23 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 23, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) noted today that a member of its Scientific Advisory Board, Prof. Luc Montagnier, a winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, confirms the importance of adjuvants in a current article in the Wall Street Journal (Oct. 21, 2008, p.A19). In his article entitled "The Next Steps to Take in Beating AIDS", Prof. Montagnier, indicates that "after partial restoration (...of the patient's immune...

2008-10-09 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) today congratulated Dr. Luc Montagnier on the award of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine for the discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that is responsible for AIDS. Dr. Montagnier, a member of the Company's Scientific Advisory Board since October, 2003, shared this year's Nobel Prize for Medicine with fellow AIDS researcher Dr. Francoise Barre-Sinousi at the Pasteur Institute in Paris and Dr....

2008-10-08 09:00:15

EU official congratulate winners of Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine BRUSSELS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- European Union (EU) commissioner for science and research, Janez Potocnik, on Tuesday congratulated the three laureates of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, all of whom are EU citizens. "I am particularly happy and proud, that so far this year, three European researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize," said Potocnik in a statement. The laureates are German...


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