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Spencer Cox, a pivotal AIDS activist who helped spearhead research on lifesaving protease inhibitors, has died due to AIDS-related causes at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He was 44 years old.
The co- founder for Treatment Action Group and spokesman for ACT UP, passed away yesterday morning 18th.Dec.2012.
An obit has been released on the ACT UP's website for whom Spencer was an active spokesperson,
Cox "schooled himself in the basic science of AIDS and became something of an expert, a 'citizen scientist' whose ideas were sought by working scientists.
In the end, Spencer wrote the drug trial protocol which TAG proposed for testing the promising protease inhibitor drugs in 1995. Adopted by industry, it helped develop rapid and reliable answers about the power of those drugs, and led to their quick approval by the FDA."
The video link above is a scene where cox is featured in David France's "How to survive a plague"documentary about the AIDS epidemic, .
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