Posts Tagged ‘gene therapy for hiv’

New Gene Therapy Method Makes T-Cells HIV-Resistant

A team of researchers from Japan, Korea, and the United States has developed an gene therapy method that aims to make T-cells resistant to HIV infection without affecting their normal growth and activity. The method, which was published in Human Gene Therapy, involves a bacterial gene called MazF, an enzyme that destroys gene transcripts thus […]

Doctors Claim Their Patient is Cured from HIV, But…

A group of doctors in Berlin, Germany, claimed that a patient of theirs who had both leukemia and AIDS no longer has any HIV cells in his system after he has undergone cell transplant for his leukemia three years ago. However, the doctors are quick to caution that the case has impractical implications in treating […]