Robert C. Gallo, MD




Elected 1972

Honors / awards

National Academy of Medicine (1989)
National Academy of Sciences (1988)
Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award (1986) For determining that the retrovirus now known as HIV-1 is the cause of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).  More
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award (1982) For his pioneering studies that led to the discovery of the first human RNA tumor virus and its association with certain leukemias and lymphomas. More