Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal was a molecular biologist who helped establish HIV as the cause of AIDS. Today, we remember her life and the invaluable contributions she made to further HIV science. Rest in peace.
Flossie Wong-Staal was among the first to discover that HIV causes AIDS, and her subsequent work led to the standard drug cocktail treatments used today.
We remember four noteworthy figures who passed this week: civil rights leader C.T. Vivian; journalist Christopher Dickey; “Magic School Bus” author Joanna Cole; and HIV research pioneer Flossie Wong-Staal
Flossie Wong-Staal, pioneering HIV/AIDS researcher, dies at 73
flossie wong-staal'>Dr Flossie Wong-Staal and her colleages were the firs to clone HIV and map its genes, leading to an HIV test!…