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Bernard Belleau, Ph.D.

Bernard Belleau was responsible for the discovery of lamivudine (3TC), a nucleoside analog inhibitor of viral reverse transcriptase. He earned B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the Université de Montréal, and his Ph.D. from McGill University. His career included positions at the University of Ottawa, McGill University, Bristol Laboratories, and BioChem Pharma. Belleau won the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Award in 1976. He was inducted into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2000.

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