Institute of Human Virology Release: World Renowned Virus and HIV Researchers Meet in Baltimore

Published: Oct 17, 2012

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine hosted its 14th Annual International Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland from Sunday, October 14th through Wednesday, October 17th, 2012. Co-founded and led by Dr. Robert C. Gallo, who pioneered the field of human retroviruses with his discoveries of HTLV-1 and HTLV-2, co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS, and developed the HIV blood test that has saved many thousands of lives, the IHV meeting brought together the world’s leading virologists and HIV researchers to discuss breaking scientific advances to allow better treatment and prevention of both HIV and viruses that cause cancer.

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