Etienne De Harven obtained his M.D. degree in 1953 from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, (where he later became "Professeur Agrégé" in Pathology). He specialized in electron microscopy at the "Institut du Cancer" in Paris. In 1956, he joined Charlotte Friend´s team at the Sloan Kettering Institute in New York, the largest cancer research center in the United States, where he was in charge of electron microscopy research. It was there that he produced the world´s first description of a retrovirus budding on the surface of infected cells.
He served as President of the Electron Microscopy Society of America in 1976. In 1981, he was appointed Professor of pathology and director of the electron microscopy laboratory at the University of Toronto, Canada, where he researched the marking of antigens on the surface of lymphocytes. He is former President of Rethinking Aids (2005-2008), a group comprising over 2600 scientists and other re-thinkers who refute the viral origin of AIDS.
He recently published:
Ten Lies About AIDS http://books.trafford.com/07-2938