Notes from The Harry & Reba Huge Foundation


Dr. Robert Gallo Lectures at the University of Tartu

In the fall of 2011, The Harry and Reba Huge Foundation invited Dr. Robert Gallo to travel to Estonia to meet with top government officials and to deliver a series of lectures at the University of Tartu. The Founder and Director of the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the co-discoverer that the HIV virus is the cause of AIDS, Dr. Gallo met extensively with medical faculty and medical students at the University of Tartu. These meetings culminated in a university-wide lecture in the great hall of the University of Tartu.


Harry and Reba Huge meeting with Mart Volmer, Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Estonia, Dr. Robert Gallo, and Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Education, Estonia.


Attending Dr. Gallo’s lecture are (left to right) Alar Karis, Rector of the University of Tartu, Harry Huge, Professor Joel Starkopf, Dean of Medicine Faculty, University of Tartu, Ms. Gallo and Reba Huge.


Dr. Gallo is greeted after his lecture at the Univerity of Tartu by Alar Karis, Rector, University of Tartu, Estonia.


Dr. Gallo discusses his work with Professor Endel Lippmaa, Univerity of Tartu, Estonia.

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