AIDS Community: The Rebirth of Robert Gallo

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Science  28 Jun 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5270, pp. 1877
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5270.1877

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Baltimore—Robert Gallo recently ended a 30-year stint at the U.S. National Cancer Institute, where his lab first published convincing evidence in 1984 that HIV causes AIDS, to run a brand-new institute here. Known as the Institute of Human Virology, its launch, combined with a recent landmark paper Gallo co-authored, provides ample evidence that at least some old guard researchers in the AIDS community remain a force to be reckoned with.