Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation
Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation
He Jiankui says he has successfully used CRISPR-Cas9 to tweak the genes of twins born earlier this month. Some independent experts are dubious.
Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation
Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation

He Jiankui says he has successfully used CRISPR-Cas9 to tweak the genes of twins born earlier this month. Some independent experts are dubious.

He Jiankui says he has successfully used CRISPR-Cas9 to tweak the genes of twins born earlier this month. Some independent experts are dubious.

HIV cure
Two-Faced Proteins May Tackle HIV Reservoirs
Two-Faced Proteins May Tackle HIV Reservoirs
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 21, 2015
Researchers design antibody-like proteins to awaken and destroy HIV holdouts.
Berlin Activist
Berlin Activist
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
Timothy Ray Brown, the first and only patient to ever be cured of AIDS, is bringing his message of hope to the search for a more widespread solution to the AIDS epidemic.
Miraculous Activist
Miraculous Activist
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2015
Timothy Ray Brown, commonly referred to as the “Berlin patient,” does not want to be the only person cured of AIDS.
HIV Returns in “Cured” Child
HIV Returns in “Cured” Child
Jef Akst | Jul 11, 2014
A Mississippi girl who was thought to have been “functionally cured” of HIV as an infant once again harbors detectable levels of the virus.
Cure for HIV-Infected Newborns?
Cure for HIV-Infected Newborns?
Kate Yandell | Jun 27, 2013
A clinical trial will test the strategy a Mississippi doctor used to cure an infant.
HIV Remission for 14 Patients
HIV Remission for 14 Patients
Kate Yandell | Mar 16, 2013
The virus was largely stomped out in adults who started treatment soon after infection.
Mississippi Infant Cured of HIV?
Mississippi Infant Cured of HIV?
Kate Yandell | Mar 5, 2013
Anti-retroviral therapy administered soon after birth appears to have rid the infected child of the virus.
Questioning the HIV Cure
Hayley Dunning | Jun 12, 2012
Sensitive tests reveal the Berlin patient believed to be cured of HIV still carries HIV RNA and antibodies.