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Have There Been Any Cases Where Hiv Was Cured

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Media Outlets Examine Case of Man Cured of HIV, Leukemia Through Bone Marrow Transplant

In a special report, Reuters examines the case of Timothy Ray Brown, who was cured of HIV and leukemia after undergoing "a bone marrow transplant using cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation, known as CCR5 delta 32," which researchers knew... Read more »
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Very Early HIV Treatment Leads to Another New Case of a Functional Cure

More HIV cure news comes to us in the form of a German man -- not the "Berlin patient" -- who is reportedly showing no HIV in his blood after starting treatment early and then discontinuing for nine years, according to a poster presented at IAS 2013... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cases of Two AIDS Patients Renew Hope of AIDS Cure for Many Scientists, New York Times Reports

TheĀ  New York Times profiles two AIDS patients whose cases "suggest to many scientists that [curing AIDS] may be achievable," according to the newspaper. "One man, the so-called Berlin patient, apparently has cleared his HIV infection, albeit by... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care... Read more »

No cure or vaccine on the distant horizon. Really? (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

You are claiming many times that a cure or a vaccine is not even on the distant horizon and that we shouldn't hope for a treatment break or change for the next years. I was reading about the phase II trials of Geovax for a preventive vaccine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, I'm probably one of the most optimistic people on the planet. However, I'm also a scientist. There are a number of vaccine trials ongoing. However, even a phase II trial is a very long ways away from being ready for primetime.... Read more »

Cure or functional cure

Dr. Young, Since last year I hear a lot of "functional cure" and "cure" for hiv. It is a big progress to talk about cure considering how many people die without getting a medication to fight this evil. My question is now when do...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello thanks for posting. The words functional cure and cure for getting a lot of attention these days. Let me start first by addressing HIV cure. I believe that we know have evidence for me limited number of cases that HIV cure is indeed possible.... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? what do you think about it? Response from Dr.... Read more »
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FIRST IN WORLD TO BE CURED OF HIV !!

Posted by cute_butterfly, 3 Replies
In a sensational development that will bring hope to millions dying of Aids, 25-year-old Andrew Stimpson has miraculously tested NEGATIVE for the disease after having it for more than a year.


The results so dumbfounded doctors they repeated the test... Read more »

Cure for hiv?

Posted by Geekygonk, 1 Reply
I read somewhere if you get tested during the acute stage and are positive you can erradicate or lower ur viral count to indetectable levels? Any truth in this??

Also we read about the men 'cured' of hiv through bone marrow transplants?? Read more »

Fight until there is a cure

Posted by Anonymous
I am an HIV negative , 23 year old female. I am a case manager at
an HIV/AIDS services agency in Texas. I have a great passion for
working with people infected with this disease, and enjoy my
work, while at the same time it saddens me to see so many... Read more »

The BBC on the Miracle AIDS Cure

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply

Caution over HIV 'cure' claims
Doctors say they want to investigate the case of a British man with HIV who apparently became clear of the virus.
Andrew Stimpson, 25, was diagnosed HIV-positive in 2002 but was found to be negative in October 2003 by... Read more »