Robert Charles Gallo ( born March 23, 1937) is an American biomedical researcher. He is best known for his role in the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as the infectious agent responsible for acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and in the development of the HIV blood test, and he has been a major contributor to subsequent HIV research.
Signed cover from Scientific American dealing with the Aids Virus. The article is also attached to the cover. Also signed index card.