BC HIV/AIDS researcher up for hall of fame (Dr. Julio Montaner)
A Vancouver doctor and world-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher has been selected for induction into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, is one of six Canadian physicians chosen for the award honouring contributions that have led to extraordinary improvements in human health.
A written news release says Montaner’s work includes pioneering the HIV cocktail, which was adopted by the World Health Organization and the UNAIDS program in 2000.
Angela White, St. Paul's Hospital Volunteer