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Researchers hope to combine gene editing with a less toxic stem cell transplant. Findings may apply to cancer and other illnesses.
Loreen Willenberg is part of a group of elite controllers whose HIV appears to be locked away where it can’t produce new virus.
An experimental approach to protect HIV-fighting T cells has been cleared for its first human trial.
This strategy entails genetically modifying a person’s stem cells to give rise to T cells that target and destroy cells infected with HIV.
Cancer and HIV are invaders that the immune system fails to detect, and the similarities don’t end there.
Cutting through the hype and hyperbole.
In the Feature “Two of a Kind” (March 2015), Ademola Bello profiled a transgender couple living in New York City who are transcending HIV...
We love to hear the word cure, and few organizations talk about it with as much zeal as amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.
An update on her case was published in a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the green light to an early human trial of an HIV gene therapy for a functional cure.
A small primate study has suggested that the radiation element of the leukemia treatment that Timothy Ray Brown (a.k.a. the Berlin Patient) re...
Echoing the disappointment of “Mississippi baby” case, a second child’s virus has rebounded after he was suspected to be functionally cur...
A primate study has suggested that the radiation part of the leukemia treatment the “Berlin patient” received was not what functio...
The famed “Mississippi Baby,” thought to be functionally cured of HIV, has experienced a resurgence of the virus.
The child has experienced a resurgence of the virus and is once again taking antiretroviral therapy.
Treating HIV-positive infants with an aggressive regimen of HIV meds shortly after birth can greatly reduce the establishment of the viral res...
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