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Gene Therapy Hiv Aids

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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 »

WHATS BETTER MEDS OR GENE THERAPIES ???

Hi Dr Bob, l love your work, l am recently infected with HIV, but not on meds cd4 375 and virol... Read more »
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Project Inform

Gene Therapy for HIV

... Introduction Why Gene Therapy? The Challenges Work in Progress Conclusion Introduction Manipulating the body's cells and genes to treat disease 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Make Progress Toward Gene Therapy for HIV Infection

Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have reported their first findings from a novel study to determine whether virus-fighting immune cells can be genetically altered to boost the immune system's response... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Therapy Study Shows Method Is Safe, Somewhat Beneficial, Researchers Report

... A study of gene therapy to treat HIV has shown that the treatment is safe and somewhat beneficial -- a "major advance" in efforts to combat the virus 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 Read more »

Next 10-15

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...first informed about my HIV status, the next thing that was important to me, aside from my own personal numbers, was where, was HIV therapy at this present moment and where is it going to be in the next ten years. Based on this need to fulfill my... Read more »

New HIV therapy shows promise

Posted by losing_it, 1 Reply
Saw this on cnn today..... WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers may finally be on track to fight the AIDS virus by blocking a long-elusive target, an HIV enzyme called integrase. An experimental drug that inhibits the enzyme helped to keep the infection... 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 »