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Can Stem Cells Cure Hiv

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gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pat,Thanks for your kind comments.The results of the OZ1 stem cell gene therapy phase II clinical trial were exciting and encouraging in equal measure. Dr. Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA is an excellent Read more »

obama and stem cell treatment

Hi Bob, if obama gets elected will the stem cell treatment reseach be lifted to help cure hiv and... Read more »

is stem cell treatment the cure ??

Hi Robert,l recently got infected with hiv but not on meds and 39 years old, viral load 19,000 and... Read more »
Articles
University of California-Los Angeles

UCLA Researchers Demonstrate That Stem Cells Can Be Engineered to Kill HIV

... Researchers from the UCLA AIDS Institute and colleagues have for the first time demonstrated that human blood stem cells can be engineered into cells that can target and kill HIV-infected cells -- a process that potentially could be used against Read more »
The Body

Tentative HIV "Cure" Presents a Guarded Sense of Hope

... Stem cell transplant -- the cure for HIV? Photo: thinkprogress.org . On the heels of two major medical breakthroughs in HIV research Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Kills Brain Cells, Prevents Stem Cell Division, Study Says

...cells and prevents stem cells from dividing and forming new cells, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Cell Stem Cell , Reuters reports. The damage to cells contributes to HIV-associated dementia, which can cause... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Vaccine, Cure Important Long-Term Solutions

...Additionally, "one researcher is focusing on the case of a leukemia patient in Berlin who appears to have been cured of HIV after a stem cell transplant. The donor had a genetic mutation that rendered him -- and his recipient -- resistant to HIV"... Read more »
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Intersting read?

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... "Elite" HIV wife may hold secret to AIDS vaccine Reuters posted: 14 HOURS 21 MINUTES AGO comments: 72 PrintShare Text SizeAAA WASHINGTON Read more »

stem cell

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... It's Worth Knowing Thought Prayer Today in History Women Children Exchange IRIB TV IRIB Radio Scientists turn stem cells into disease-fighting t-cells WASHINGTON (HealthDay News) -- U.S. researchers have found a way to genetically... Read more »

any one seen this?

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...said the cell then flushed out the snipped-away DNA as waste. "After that it is healthy," he said. Any therapy would require stem cells to be obtained from a patient's blood, treated in the laboratory and re-injected to regenerate a healthy... Read more »