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Peter Piot Prince Mahidol Award Awarded In 2013

Peter Piot

Peter Piot

Award Name : Prince Mahidol Award

Year of Award : 2013

Award for : Medical

Location : Leuven, , Belgium


Baron Peter Piot,(born 1949) is a Belgian microbiologist known for his research into Ebola and AIDS. After helping discover the Ebola virus in 1976 and leading efforts to contain the first-ever recorded Ebola epidemic that same year, Piot became a pioneering researcher into AIDS. He has held key positions in the United Nations and World Health Organization involving AIDS research. He has also served as a professor at several universities worldwide.He won Prince Mahidol Award in 2013.