In memoriam: Jonathan S. Allan, DVM (1952–2009)

In memoriam: Jonathan S. Allan, DVM (1952–2009) Arch Virol (2010) 155:3–5 DOI 10.1007/s00705-009-0566-7 OB ITU A R Y Louisa E. Chapman Published online: 12 December 2009 Springer-Verlag 2009 Michigan. He returned to Boston in the mid-1980s to complete post-doctoral work in Virology at Harvard University School of Public Health. Jon came of age as a microbiologist in parallel with the emergence of AIDS, a zoonotic retrovirus infection. Many of his publications in the 1980s explore aspects of ‘‘human T-lymphotropic virus III’’, later renamed as human immunodeficiency virus. He was best known in scientific circles for his contributions to seminal studies that char- acterize HIV as the causative agent of AIDS. He was an early pioneer in research with nonhuman primates explor- ing why simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)-infected African monkeys remain asymptomatic while SIV-infected Asian monkeys develop AIDS, and recently coauthored a Jonathan S. Allan, DVM, a 57-year-old internationally review on this issue in the August 2009 issue of Nature respected bioscientist and former mayor of Helotes, Texas, Medicine (Towards an AIDS vaccine: lessons from natural died peacefully at home on 28 September 2009. Jon was simian immunodeficiency virus infections of African non- diagnosed with a stage 4 glioblastoma, a brain cancer, human primate hosts. Nat Med Archives of Virology Springer Journals

In memoriam: Jonathan S. Allan, DVM (1952–2009)

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