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Is Gene Therapy A Potential Hiv Cure

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VRX496 Gene Therapy as a potential cure for HIV

Dr Moyle,I recently came into communication with one of the original 5 study patients that have just finished Phase I with Virxsys' "VRX496" Gene Therapy being conducted at the University of Pensylvania. He is now in Phase II studies...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Hi BarryWe are all watching development in gene therapy with interest. I have no additional insights in Virxsys until more information is presented at conferences. The issue here is that patients still continue to have viral production, albit of a... Read more »

Gene Therapy? (GENE THERAPY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob,Could you discuss recent discoveries in stem cell transplants and gene therapy? It seems... 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 »
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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 »
Treatment Action Group and HIV i-Base

Preventive Technologies, Immune-Based and Gene Therapies and Research Toward a Cure

Table of Contents Introduction Preexposure Prophylaxis Microbicides Immune-Based and Gene Therapies Conclusion References Introduction The phrase "product pipeline" typically conjures up the notion of multiple experimental candidates... Read more »
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Targeting Reactivated HIV Using Natural Killer Cells: Another Potential Cure Strategy (Video)

"A lot of these strategies for [an HIV] cure involve waking up the virus in some way, reactivating the transcription from the stably integrated virus, but then the next question is what will eliminate that cell now that you've woken the sleeping... Read more »
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How to Make HIV "Take Up Knitting"

Gene therapy is one of several avenues being explored by researchers hunting for a way to beat HIV once and for all. But to many of us, even within the health care community, the science being conducted in this area is a black box: We periodically... Read more »
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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 »

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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Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
Why does no one on here EVER discuss cure? This is strange to me that no one seems to even be concerned about a cure at all. Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a... Read more »