Knockout Narratives Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    The Powell's Playlist | February 2, 2015

    Irvine Welsh: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Irvine Welsh



    When I started writing The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins, I went through my usual routine of making a music playlist to immerse myself in and help me... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Health and Medicine- AIDS

This title in other editions

Virus: The Co-Discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future

by

Virus: The Co-Discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In this autobiographical tale of that search, Luc Montagnier, relates the Institut Pasteur's role in investigating the AIDS virus and his group's success in identifying it before the National Health team. Filled with insights into controversies that arose over the questions of who discovered what, and when - a subject that generated almost as much new coverage as the disease itself - the book also conveys the scientific aspects of the disease and its devastating course throughout the world. Dr Montagnier's provides a commentary on critical subjects such as the possibilities for a vaccine, the current therapies available to AIDS patients and prospects for winning the battle against this virus.

Synopsis:

In the early 1980s the body of evidence for a virus of epidemic proportions was becoming irrefutable. The hunt for its cause was on and brought with it a race against time to identify the virus.

Synopsis:

In this autobiographical tale of that search, Luc Montagnier, relates the Institut Pasteur's role in investigating the AIDS virus and his group's success in identifying it before the National Health team. Filled with insights into controversies that arose over the questions of who discovered what, and when - a subject that generated almost as much new coverage as the disease itself - the book also conveys the scientific aspects of the disease and its devastating course throughout the world. Dr Montagnier's provides a commentary on critical subjects such as the possibilities for a vaccine, the current therapies available to AIDS patients and prospects for winning the battle against this virus.

About the Author

Luc Montagnier, MD, is professor of virology at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, director of research at CNRS, and Salick Professor and Director of the Center for Molecular and Cellular Virology at Queens College, City University of New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393337037
Author:
Montagnier, Luc
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Diseases - AIDS & HIV
Subject:
AIDS & HIV
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
8.50x5.50x.59 in. .73 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » AIDS
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Reference » Science Reference » General

Virus: The Co-Discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.95 In Stock
Product details 260 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393337037 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In the early 1980s the body of evidence for a virus of epidemic proportions was becoming irrefutable. The hunt for its cause was on and brought with it a race against time to identify the virus.
"Synopsis" by , In this autobiographical tale of that search, Luc Montagnier, relates the Institut Pasteur's role in investigating the AIDS virus and his group's success in identifying it before the National Health team. Filled with insights into controversies that arose over the questions of who discovered what, and when - a subject that generated almost as much new coverage as the disease itself - the book also conveys the scientific aspects of the disease and its devastating course throughout the world. Dr Montagnier's provides a commentary on critical subjects such as the possibilities for a vaccine, the current therapies available to AIDS patients and prospects for winning the battle against this virus.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.