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Ccr-5 Gene And Hiv

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gene therapy trials starting up now for hiv !!!!

Hi Dr please keep up the great work you do for us ....l have been hiv positive for over 15 years and now have resistance to my hiv meds,what do you think of gene therapy as a option for me ???thank you for your kind timerodney Trial Begins for HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Gene therapy has been a very interesting, but yet unyielding pipeline for new HIV treatments. While I don't know the specific inclusion or exclusion eligibility criteria for this study, it would appear to be Read more »

Trials begin for HIV Gene Therapy

Hi Dr Keith, please keep up the great work you do to keep us hivers healthy happy and alive,could... Read more »

Research in HIV via CCR5 Delta 32

Hello Dr Franscino, I am curious if the following is currently being researched and if so how I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Technique That Alters CCR5-Producing Gene Increases Resistance to HIV in Mice, Study Finds

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Look to Gene Therapy as Way to Boost Immune System Response to HIV

...Angeles Times reports on the recent efforts of scientists to use gene therapy to strengthen the ability of patients living with HIV to fight off the HIV virus. The article examines an ongoing project by a team of researchers in California who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV/AIDS Research Directions Show Promise, NEJM Editorial Says

... Some recent HIV/AIDS research that examines the role certain genes play in inhibiting HIV progression shows promise for the development of new treatment Read more »
Project Inform

Co-Receptors: CCR5 -- Understanding HIV

... Table of Contents CCR5 and Fusin Co-Receptors for HIV Differences Between CCR5 and Fusin Chemokines Clinical Implications The Continuing Saga Commentary on Co-Receptors Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
...hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »

Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...Is this a good thing? Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain Read more »

PEP & Window Period & PCR (Tesla, GMan?)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am just about to finish with a 28 day PEP treatment due to a high risk exposure. Do you have any idea how PEP may affect the window period for an antibody screen? Am I already 4 weeks into the window? Or does my window period just begin now... Read more »

New meds in development

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America regarding the 83 new medicines in development to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. It is good news. Here's the release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 83 NEW MEDICINES IN DEVELOPMENT FOR HIV/AIDS ... Read more »