Dr. Peter Piot Joins Foundation as a Senior Fellow – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Peter Piot Joins Foundation as a Senior Fellow – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Media-Center/Press-Releases/2009/01/Dr-Peter-Piot-Joins-Foundation-as-a-Senior-Fellow

Piot holds a medical degree from the University of Ghent in Belgium. In 1976, while in Zaire pursuing his Ph.D. in microbiology, he co-discovered the Ebola virus. Piot has held several academic positions and pioneered a series of collaborative programs in sub-Saharan Africa, including Project SIDA in Kinshasa, Zaire, the first international program on HIV in Africa.

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