Gallo, Robert Charles


(b. 1937) American scientist who demonstrated the retroviral cause of AIDS.

Keywords: AIDS; HIV; retrovirus

Figure 1.

Photograph of Robert C. Gallo.


Further Reading

Gallo RC (1991) Virus Hunting: AIDS, Cancer, and the Human Retrovirus: A Story of Scientific Discovery. New York: Basic Books.

Grmek MD (1993) History of AIDS: Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic, trans. by Russell CM and Duffin J. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Harden VA (1995) The NIH and biomedical research on AIDS. In: Caroline H, Victoria AH and Parascandola J (eds) AIDS and the Public Debate, pp. 30–46. Amsterdam: IOS Press.

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Harden, Victoria A(Sep 2005) Gallo, Robert Charles. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003586]