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A second man’s virus went into remission following an HIV-resistant stem cell transplant to treat his cancer.
“The Düsseldorf Patient” has been off HIV meds only since November 2018, so it is much too early to determine whether he has been cured.
Perhaps amfAR sums it up best: “We’re certainly hopeful.”
Timothy Brown may have company after a man’s virus went into remission following an HIV-resistant stem cell transplant to treat his cancer.
Today, with better understanding of the complex task at hand, cure researchers are investigating multiple avenues and taking the long view.
A 9-year-old South African child infected with HIV at birth has been in an apparent state of extended viral remission.
People treated with VRC01 maintained undetectable viral load for up to 42 weeks after stopping antiretroviral therapy.
Highlights from the research presented at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris.
The child was treated with antiretrovirals for only 40 weeks starting at 9 weeks of age and has since maintained a fully suppressed virus.
An experimental antibody treatment has led a group of monkeys infected with HIV’s simian cousin into an extended period of viral remission.
An 18-year-old French woman has been in a state of what researchers call viral remission for the 12 years since she stopped antiretroviral (AR...
Cutting through the hype and hyperbole.
The famed baby born to an HIV-positive mother in Mississippi, who appeared to be functionally cured of the virus remains in remission.
The baby born to an HIV-positive mother in Mississippi remains in viral remission 18 months after stopping treatment.
She is the first child to have succeeded in using the immune system over the long term to fight cancer.
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