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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 in which he...
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 Read more »

gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up... 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 »
Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effectiveness of Bone Marrow Transplant in Suppressing HIV Creates Hope for Gene-Therapy Strategies in Treating Virus, Wall Street Journal Reports

...will never be widely used to treat AIDS because of the mortality risk." Although re-engineering a patient's own cells through gene therapy could be a safer alternative, such strategies face "daunting technical challenges," the Journal reports.... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Gene Genie: Can Gene Therapy Deliver a Better Fusion Blocker?

...the daily grind of subcutaneous injection of T-20 (Fuzeon) has got you down, why not let your T-cells make their own -- with gene therapy? Dorothee von Laer and Marc Egelhofer from Georg-Speyer-Haus in Germany and colleagues recently reported on... 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 »

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual 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 »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the Read more »