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Luc Montagnier

Luc Montagnier

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008
Nobel co-recipients: Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

Prize: "for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus."

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Luc Montagnier shared one half of the Nobel Prize money with Francoise Barre-Sinoussi. He planned to use the award money of 2.5 million Swedish crowns [$600,000] on his HIV research.

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Name: Luc Montagnier
Birth: 18 August 1932, Chabris, France
Residence: World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention, Paris, France
Award: "for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
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