Nobel Prize winning French Scientist Luc Montagnier, who discovered HIV Virus, passes away at 89
- French scientist Luc Montagnier, who won the Nobel Prize for his co-discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the infection which causes AIDS, has passed away. He was 89.
- The noted virologist won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which he shared with fellow researcher Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and the duo shared half of Nobel Prize with Germany’s Harald zur Hausen.
Points to Remember:
- Luc Montagnier won Nobel Prize in which field/ which year/ and for which discovery?
- Luc Montagnier is from which country?
- Profession of Luc Montagnier? Virologist