Jacinto Convit García was a Venezuelan physician and scientist, known for developing a vaccine in an attempt to fight leprosy and his studies to cure different types of cancer. He played a significant role in founding Venezuela's National Institute of Biomedicine and held many leprosy-related positions. Among Convit's many honors for his work on leprosy and tropical diseases was Spain's Prince of Asturias Award in the Scientific and Technical Research category and France's Legion of Honor. In 1988, Convit was nominated for a Nobel Prize in Medicine for his experimental anti-leprosy vaccine.
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