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why not design antihiv virus?
Aug 10, 2005

hi..after checking and reading awful and kinda of occur to me..since the hiv rna is convert to host's dna...why not develop another forms of virus in it rna form to infect the host and alter the new hiv DNA that hide in the host body? sort of antihiv vius type


Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post and interest.

It'd be nice if it were as simple as this. Indeed, many of the gene therapy experimental strategies are a version of your proposal. BY


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