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HIV News & Views: New HIV Gene Therapy Breakthrough; "Stop Saying God Can Cure My AIDS"; and More

HIV News & Views, January 31, 2013 January 31, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV News &... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Defanged" HIV Used to Deliver Gene Therapy

Researchers are having success using a "defanged" version of HIV to deliver gene therapy to children suffering from genetic diseases, a development that could improve other such care. Defanged HIV Shows Promise in Gene Therapy "Six children with... 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 a team of researchers in California... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 about one type of gene therapy that's moving into clinical trials.Stay tuned to this... Read more »

Gene Therapy? (GENE THERAPY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob,Could you discuss recent discoveries in stem cell transplants and gene therapy? It seems very promising. I have read some things about it, but it is never covered in any of the information in The Body. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Gene therapy and stem cell transplants never get covered in any of the information on The Body? Really??? Hmm . . . see below for a small sample of what's available.Dr. Bobgene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???Jun 7,... Read more »

gene therapy and immune based therapies: changing treatment of hiv?

Goodday Nelson from Greece... In Greece where i am there is not alot of chatter about gene based therapies or immune therapies- i wonder if in US (since you wrote in your last email) that you follow gene based and immune therapies hoping that they...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Great timimg. The company is having a conference call free to all.Here is the informationInteresting stuff for those of us with multidrug resistanceVIRxSYS to Host a Web Conference to Announce Clinical Trial UpdateSummary of data from five 2008... Read more »

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 HIV/AIDS/oncologist physician specialist who has... Read more »
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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 hope. Read more »

new gene therapy clinical trial

Posted by Bookbah
http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2013/06/hiv-trial-create-new-immune-systems#.Uc9eGKN5mSM
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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


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Gene Therapy "Cure" Research from CROI 2011

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
The full transcript of the press conference is a little long, but it's really interesting. They talk about modifying stem cells, knocking off the CCR5 receptor, and reinfusing these new HIV-resistant cells them into the body.

Research is still... Read more »