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Get Sharp: Quest for a Cure

An Activist Donates His DNA to the Cause

September/October 2010

You're Not Getting Any Younger "A cure is possible." These words are scrawled in red on a grease board in my office at Project Inform to remind me and anyone else who walks by that a cure for AIDS is not entirely out of the question. There was a time I wouldn't have thought a cure would ever be possible or that I would survive to see it. But in the last few years researchers have been quietly studying various pathways towards a cure that are now getting more attention. We are only just touching the surface in understanding eradication or "drug-free" remission of HIV and most likely it will require a combination of biological and chemical strategies. But new federal and non-profit funding is also being offered in the area of cure research, still a long way from what is needed, but a good start.

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Reader Comments:

Comment by: Garry (Cairns.Australia.) Sat., Oct. 23, 2010 at 3:57 am EDT
Always wonderful to read of positive advancements in
finding a cure for HIV and knowing that others share this belief that a cure may be very close at hand. Thank you .
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