Archive ID: 2003_8_01

French virologist and Nobel Prize winner Luc Montagnier reflects on the discovery of HIV, discusses disappointments and lessons learned along the way and the possibility of a vaccine, and gives advice for future AIDS researchers.

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"Luc Montagnier from the Pasteur Institute in Paris was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008 for his and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi discovery of HIV in 2003. He has also been very much involved in the international AIDS movement. I have filmed him several times." - Staffan Hildebrand