1996, David Ho

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 21: Pioneering AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, whose novel use of protease inhibitors and other antiviral drugs in the earliest stages of infection has shown remarkable promise in beating back the AIDS virus, is TIME Magazine’s 1996 Man of the Year. Ho is featured on the cover of the December 30 issue. (Photo credit should read TIME MAGAZINE/AFP/Getty Images)