Pioneering Canadian HIV/AIDS researcher Mark Wainberg dies in Florida (Dr. Julio Montaner)
Mark Wainberg, a Canadian researcher who helped revolutionize the world’s understanding of HIV-AIDS at a scientific, medical and political level, has died unexpectedly.
He is believed to have drowned on Tuesday afternoon while on holiday with his family in Miami.
“Canada and the world have lost a great scientist and a great man,” Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, said in an interview.
Andre Picard reports
Tiko Kerr, Vancouver Artist and patient of Dr. Julio Montaner