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genetically engineer immune cells into potent weapons for battling HIV (CTL, GENE THERAPY)

I would love to know what you think about this.................Einstein researchers genetically engineer immune cells into potent weapons for battling HIVMarch 4, 2008 (Bronx, NY) By outfitting immune-system killer cells with a new pair of genes,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,This is extremely interesting and important work. As an immunologist, I have advocated immune-based therapies for HIV treatment and, ultimately, cure since the early days of the epidemic. It's becoming clearer that despite truly remarkable... Read more »

Hiv Genetic?

I am HIV positive and have a question pertaining to the genetic possibility of passing this disease... Read more »

HIV tests - genetic?

How do you test for HIV? Can it be determined GENETICALLY? Is the 'Line Immunoassay' method as... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genetic Variation Responsible for HIV Resistance Not Caused by Black Plague, Study Says

...announced results from clinical trials of experimental antiretroviral drugs that target the CCR5 receptors ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/12). Back to other news for February 13, 2004 Previous Updates  | --> Search the Newsroom... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CCR5 Genetic Variation Responsible for Resistance to HIV Might Decrease Resistance to West Nile Virus, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Genetic Study of Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain Found in NYC Patient

...York City patient, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. The study -- based on the work of a team of researchers from the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center , where the patient was diagnosed in December 2004, and led by the center's Director Dr. David Ho... Read more »
British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Genetic Test Predicts Response to Maraviroc in Treatment-Experienced HIV Patients

...maraviroc," said Richard Harrigan Ph.D., lead investigator and Director of Research Laboratories, B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, Canada. "Since the genotypic test is based on methods that are already widely used through the... Read more »
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HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands Read more »

"HIV" wiped out monkeys 2 million years ago..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...More intertaining fables and "fairy" tales from the AIDS Cult scientists: S.F. Examiner, p. 18A, 30 Aug. - Sept. 1, 2002 --Associated Press AMSTERDAM, Netherlands--Dutch researchers Read more »

How does the Navy test HIV samples?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What methods are used, ELISA, PCR, Western Blot, does anyone know for sure???? Read more »

Oh nooooo! This is scary for me.

Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
...i got this from a article on hivinsite.com. this makes it very scary since i have genital herpes and with all the symptoms i have been having. also read about Read more »