The defeatHIV Community Advisory Board invites you to a special evening with a Nobel laureate:
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, PhD
Professor, Insitut Pasteur, France
Research Director at INSERM, France
She’s often referred to in the headlines as “the woman who discovered HIV.”
WHEN: Wednesday, August 27th at 7PM.
WHERE: Pelton Auditorium (located in the Thomas Building on the Fred Hutchinson campus, 1100 Fairview Ave N. in Seattle)
FREE ADMISSION FREE PARKING LIGHT REFRESHMENTS
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Her highly significant discovery in 1983 allowed the development of diagnostic tests and of treatments that now keep people with HIV alive, and earned Barré-Sinoussi and her former colleague Luc Montagnier the 2008 NOBEL PRIZE FOR MEDICINE (they shared it with Harald zur Hausen, who discovered that human papilloma virus causes cervical cancer).
This dialogue will be open for questions FROM YOU.
So come join our conversation with this passionate scientist and activist, and you just might learn WHAT MORE WE CAN DO to prevent, treat and cure HIV.