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Stem Cell Research & HIV
Dec 26, 2004

There is quite a bit of information coming to light regarding stem cell research in California - and although there is a lot of speculation, I am curious as to the level of importance stem cell research may play in HIV treatment or in providing a therapeutic vaccine.

It is widely known that HIV invades cells however, it is also known that stem cells contain the components of new cells that can grow. Is this correct?

By chance can someone please expand on how stem cell research may benefit HIV treatment in particular?

Thanks!

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Response from Dr. Holodniy

A discussion of this topic is beyond the scope of this forum. Suffice it to say that those of us in California are very excited about the prospect for studying approaches on how embryonic stem cells can be used in those with HIV infection.



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