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Gene Therapy And Hiv

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New Gene Therapy for HIV !!!!!!!!!! (GENE THERAPY, 2010)

Dr Robert my idol and shining light, please tell me what this really means ??? l have been hiv positive for 25 years and most of my friends have died to aids...l have resistance to nearly all hiv meds.... how long before gene therapy can give us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Mark,Gene therapy is tricky (and somewhat risky) business. (See below.) It's also not yet ready for prime time! I'll post below a recent report Read more »

gene therapy for hiv treatment

Hi Dr Keith,l am hiv positve and just started meds 2 months ago my cd4 was 300 and viroal load... Read more »

Gene Therapy trial for HIV starting soon

Hi Dr Keith, please keep up the great work you do for hivers....l live in sydney and have been hiv... Read more »
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Project Inform

Gene Therapy for HIV

...gene being researched in partnership with Systemix Corporation. Systemix was then bought by a larger drug company, and both gene therapy and HIV didn't fit into their development plan. The studies were stopped and the program was shut down.... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Make Progress Toward Gene Therapy for HIV Infection

...novel study to determine whether virus-fighting immune cells can be genetically altered to boost the immune system's response to HIV infection. "This innovative approach provides further groundwork for future efforts to treat HIV by manipulating... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... The Los 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase I Clinical Trial of Experimental Gene Therapy to Treat HIV Shows Encouraging Results, Researchers Say

... The results of a Phase I clinical trial of an experimental gene therapy aimed at treating HIV indicate that the therapy is safe and effective and also might sustain viral loads, according to a study 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 comments on this Read more »

AIds and gene therapy

Posted by contct1160
every little bit helps!! Check this out http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/science/health/072100hth-gene-therapy.html Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...following is a very interesting recent post to The Body, which emphasizes the importance of neurological monitoring for people with HIV. It also points up the fact that long term HIV infection remains a disabling condition. For me it confirms... Read more »

Another bit of HOPE?

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...said his position as scientific director of the Florida expansion of the Oregon Health & Science Universitys Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute will allow his team to try to turn that finding into drugs that could attack and eradicate HIV. ... Read more »