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Gottlieb (Michael S.) Papers
MSS.2019.34  
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Description
Michael Stuart Gottlieb is an American physician and immunologist known for his 1981 identification of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) as a new disease. This collection contains published papers by Gottlieb and many others on AIDS-related topics. It also includes information on various AIDS drug treatment studies, professional and personal correspondence, and information about various talks and events attended by Gottlieb during the 1980s. It also includes materials related to Gottlieb's AIDS-related philanthropic work, as well as materials related to his time as actor Rock Hudson's personal physician until the actor's death from AIDS in 1985.
Background
Michael Stuart Gottlieb is an American physician and immunologist known for his 1981 identification of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) as a new disease. Gottlieb was born in 1947 in New Jersey and was educated at Rutgers University, the University of Rochester, and Stanford University, where had a fellowship in immunology. In 1980, he accepted a position at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he worked for nearly 20 years. In 2019, he accepted a position at APLA Health in Los Angeles, a nonprofit devoted to the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Extent
7 Linear Feet (7 cartons)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCSF Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the Head of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of UCSF Archives and Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission ofthe copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
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