HIV, HPV Researchers Honored, But One Scientist Is Left Out

  title={HIV, HPV Researchers Honored, But One Scientist Is Left Out},
  author={J. Cohen and Martin Enserink},
  pages={174 - 175}
The 2008 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded to Luc Montagnier and FranA§oise BarrA©-Sinoussi for their discovery of the virus that causes AIDS--but not Robert Gallo, whom many consider to have co-discovered the virus with Montagnier. A third prize went to German virologist Harald zur Hausen for finding that human papillomaviruses can cause cervical cancer. 

Cancer and AIDS

Cancer is a group of more than 100 diseases, while HIV/AIDS is a single disease with protean presentations, and even though the two diseases share the acquired disorders of DNA in their biology, the methods of their control in populations differ greatly depend on socioeconomic factors.

Antiviral therapy for the sexually transmitted viruses: recent updates on vaccine development

The efforts directed toward development of effective vaccines using different laboratory animal models including mice, guinea pig or non-human primates in preclinical trials, and human in clinical trials with different phases are discussed.

New biological research and understanding of Papanicolaou's test

The causes and consequences of nuclear deformation are now linked to the mechanisms of viral carcinogenesis, and are still undergoing active investigation to reveal the details.

Novel Immunogens based on the gp41 protein of Human Immunodeficiency Virus type 1 and Display Systems for their Affinity Maturation

A novel lentiviral display system based on HIV-1 was developed and gp41 was truncated N-terminally in order to dispose of immunodominant, non-neutralizing sites and enhance the exposure of conserved regions and its stabilization by zipper domains.

Studies on Cellular Host Factors Involved in the HIV-1 Life Cycle: A Dissertation

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Scientometrics of a pandemic: HIV/AIDS research in South Africa and the World

This investigation identifies the state of HIV/AIDS related research in South Africa vis-a-vis the rest of the world using evaluative scientometrics in order to inform relevant policy.

Problem‐solving test: The mechanism of action of a human papilloma virus oncoprotein

  • J. Szeberényi
  • Biology
    Biochemistry and molecular biology education : a bimonthly publication of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 2009
Terms to be familiar with before you start to solve the test: human papilloma virus; cervical cancer; oncoproteins; malignant transformation; retinoblastoma protein; cell cycle; quiescent and cycling

Physiology and Medicine: The Gifted Saga of the Last Decade

Over the last century, Science and Technology moved forward and witnessed exceptional inventions and discoveries due to individual and collaborative research efforts. This momentum opened doors for