March 19, 2013

Dr. Harvey Alter

Dr. Harvey Alter, of the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center, and two research colleagues recently received the Canada Gairdner International Award for "their critical contributions to the discovery and isolation of the hepatitis C virus, which has led to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic agents." Dr. Alter describes his groundbreaking research.

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