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Dr. Mark Wainberg, Who Identified a Key AIDS Drug, Dies at 71 - New York Times

Dr. Mark Wainberg, a microbiologist who identified a drug that later became critical to treating people infected with H.I.V., and who later became a leading advocate for giving millions of people with H.I.V. and AIDS in Africa greater access to ...and more »

Canadian who was closing in on HIV cure, drowns - Independent

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Canadian scientist Mark Wainberg — described as a “giant” of HIV science and who had recently been working on finding a cure for the condition — has died at the age of 71, UNAIDS said on Thursday. The internationally ...and more »

UNAIDS saddened by the death of HIV researcher Mark Wainberg - UNAIDS (press release)

GENEVA, 13 April 2017—UNAIDS is deeply saddened by the tragic death of pioneering HIV researcher Mark Wainberg. An internationally renowned scientist, Dr Wainberg was a leading HIV researcher from the start of the AIDS epidemic. “Mark Wainberg was a ...and more »

AIDS pioneer Mark Wainberg dies in Florida - McGill Reporter

McGill, the Jewish General Hospital and the global AIDS community lost one of their leading advocates and researchers on Tuesday, when Dr. Mark A. Wainberg drowned while on vacation in Florida. Wainberg's research and collaborations on AIDS and HIV ...and more »

HIV Pioneer Mark Wainberg, PhD, Dies Unexpectedly - Medscape

UPDATED April 13, 2017 // Pioneering Canadian HIV/AIDS researcher and social activist Mark Wainberg, PhD, died April 12 at age 71. Dr Wainberg drowned while swimming in Bal Harbour, Florida. Dr Wainberg's family was with him, and his son tried to ...and more »

Montreal trailblazer in HIV/AIDS research dies in Florida - CBC.ca

Dr. Mark Wainberg, a Montreal-based trailblazer in HIV/AIDS research and an internationally renowned scientist, died Tuesday after swimming in rough water in Bal Harbour, Fla. He was 71. Bal Harbour police confirmed Wainberg's death this afternoon ...and more »

AIDS researcher who helped save millions and remove stigma dies - Canadian Jewish News (blog)

With his tragic passing, Mark Wainberg is being lauded for the inestimable global impact he had on the understanding, treatment and public awareness of HIV/AIDS. A pioneering AIDS researcher and an outspoken advocate for overcoming the stigma attached ...and more »

Pioneering Canadian HIV/AIDS researcher Mark Wainberg dies in Florida - The Globe and Mail

International AIDS conference co-chair Dr. Mark Wainberg, an AIDS expert from McGill University in Montreal, addresses an event raising awareness about the disease at the conference in Toronto, on Aug.13, 2006. Sturat Nimmo/THE CANADIAN PRESS. André ...and more »

Renowned AIDS researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg dead at 71 - UPI.com

Dr. Mark Wainberg receives a candle from Thailand's Health Minister Sudarat Keyuraphan (during the closing session of the XV International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, 16 July 2004. Wainberg, who was responsible for discovering the ...and more »

Leading Montreal AIDS researcher Mark Wainberg dies in Florida - Montreal Gazette

Dr. Mark Wainberg in 2013: The director of the McGill University AIDS Centre at the Jewish General Hospital maintained ARV drugs should be made available to all. John Kenney / Montreal GAZETTE. Share Adjust Comment Print. Trail-blazing Canadian AIDS ...and more »