DR. FRANÇOISE BARRÉ-SINOUSSI

Monse Lerdo

What she did

She was awarded the novel price of medicine for the discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in 1983. She has been continuously working on HIV/AIDS research for the past 30 years.

Info

Barre-Sinoussi was the first to observe evidence of reverse transcriptase activity in a infected lymph note tissue from a lymphocytes. Later on this reappeared and soon came to the virus HIV.