Virus Hunting: Aids, Cancer, And The Human Retrovirus: A Story Of Scientific Discovery (Paperback)

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Renowned AIDS researcher Robert Gallo tells his story of scientific breakthrough in a riveting portrait of the people, the politics, and the pace of modern scientific discovery.

Robert Gallo describes a scientific breakthrough as he, his colleagues, and competitors strove to understand what was causing the disease -- eventually leading to the identification of the human immunodeficiency virus-1. It's a riveting portrait of the people, the politics, and the pace of modern scientific discovery.

About the Author


Robert Gallo is chief of the Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and a two-time winner of the coveted Albert Lasker prize, the highest honor in U.S. biomedical research. Dr. Gallo was, as reported in Science, the most-cited author of scientific literature in the world during the 1980s.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780465098156
ISBN-10: 0465098150
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: August 18th, 1993
Pages: 368
Language: English