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.
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