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From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Luc Montagnier(1932-), a physician and virologist is best known as discoverer, or co-discoverer of the human immunodeficiency virus. The co-discovery issue involved a bitter dispute with Robert Gallo.
Montagnier shared in the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with two other virologists; Gallo was conspicuously not one of them.