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Trials for HIV-positive people of a treatment using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool may be on the horizon.
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 researcher used CRISPR/Cas9 technology to render a pair of twins resistant to HIV.
Here are the HIV treatment news stories with the most views this year.
CRISPR gene editing eliminates HIV in mice
A third of mice treated with gene editing technique plus long-acting antiretrovirals showed no remaining traces of HIV.
This finding may eventually make HIV gene therapies more affordable and accessible.
The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle saw many important studies that are advancing the fight against HIV.
In a recent small trial, researchers have been unable to detect viable virus in the tissues of two monkeys that received the treatment.
Chinese scientist claims to have edited embryos to make children HIV resistant.
A pair of twin girls have been born as a part of his efforts, greatly alarming the worldwide research community.
Scientists have discovered a swifter and more precise way to edit the genome of immune cells, opening doors for cancer and HIV therapies.
Gilead Sciences’ second round of cure grants supports these five research projects.
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