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Genes That Slow The Progression Of Hiv

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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
...replicative fitness of HIV for up to three years following just one injection. Keystone Symposia on Molecular Mechanisms of HIV Pathogenesis and HIV Vaccine (Banff, Alberta, Canada) March 2008 VIRxSYS presented initial mouse and primate data... Read more »

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... Read more »

Follw Up: experimental therapies

"Thank you for your post.VIRxSYS is working on a gene therapy strategy where a patients CD4 cells... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gene Mutation That Protects Against Virtually Extinct Form of Malaria Makes Blacks More Susceptible to HIV, Study Says

...people living in sub-Saharan Africa from a form of malaria seldom found in the region now could make blacks more susceptible to HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Cell Host & Microbe , the New York Times reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experiment Shows AIDS Vaccine Unlikely to Give Total Protection From Disease

...years of follow-up after receiving the experimental Merck & Co. vaccine. The two-stage vaccines involve a prime, in which HIV genes are injected into muscle and result in production of viral proteins, and a boost, often a harmless hollowed-out... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What Is AIDS, HIV and HIV Disease?

... What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is HIV Disease? What Is HIV? Each letter stands for the following terms: H -- Human Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the disease. Isolation: the suspected pathogen can be isolated -- and propagated -- outside the host. Transmission pathogenesis: transfer of the suspected pathogen to an uninfected host, man or animal, produces the disease in that host. ... Read more »
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No Cure Yet?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...thinking and its something which i cant get out of my head, now much time and research has been gone into halting progression of hiv and even for a cure. And thanks to this research many drugs have been developed which do a good job of it... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

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


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply have particular characteristics * Whether they were infected with a less aggressive strain of the virus * If their genes may protect them from the effects of HIV Scientists hope that understanding the body's natural method of... Read more »