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Timothy Ray Brown, aka “the Berlin Patient,” went public about his HIV cure in 2011, becoming a beacon of hope.
Timothy Ray Brown was the first man to be cured of HIV. Following his death, he received an outpouring of appreciation on social media.
Researchers hope to combine gene editing with a less toxic stem cell transplant. Findings may apply to cancer and other illnesses.
Researchers project the Brazilian man could become the first person deemed cured of HIV without a bone marrow transplant.
The man was treated for lymphoma with a stem cell transplant using immune cells that had an uncommon, naturally occurring resistance to HIV.
“I want to be an ambassador of hope,” Adam Castillejo, 40, who grew up in Venezuela, tells The New York Times.
Trying to mimic the “Berlin Patient” cure, researchers edited the CCR5 gene in the immune stem cells of a man with leukemia and HIV.
The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle saw many important studies that are advancing the fight against HIV.
A new study analyzes nuances in a cohort of six people who also received stem cell transplants for blood cancers.
So why is he taking meds every day?
Cutting through the hype and hyperbole.
A primate study has suggested that the radiation part of the leukemia treatment the “Berlin patient” received was not what functio...
October 5 is an occasion to learn about and advocate for HIV cure research.
Super sensitive tests have not been able to detect any virus in two HIV-positive men after each received reduced-intensity chemotherapy follow...
How pharmaceutical and biotech companies are playing a major role in the search for an HIV cure.
A 12-year-old boy with HIV and leukemia has died after undergoing the first-ever attempt to cure both diseases with a cord-blood transplant.
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