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David Ho

AIDS Researcher David Ho

Profession: AIDS Researcher

Nationality:
United States of America
American
Taiwan
Taiwanese

Why Famous: David Ho is an esteemed medical doctor and AIDS researcher who has made many scientific contributions to the understanding and technological treatment of HIV infection.

In particular Ho's work has provided the foundation for combination antiretroviral therapy, that has extended the life of many thousands and made the disease manageable.

Born: November 3, 1952
Birthplace: Taichung, Taiwan
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events

  • 1996-12-21 Taiwanese-American AIDS researcher David Ho is named Time Magazine's Man of the Year

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