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Woman Seemingly Cured of HIV After Umbilical Cord Transplant
Umbilical cord blood may be a good alternative to bone marrow transplants for treating HIV in patients with HIV and cancer.
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Woman Seemingly Cured of HIV After Umbilical Cord Transplant
Woman Seemingly Cured of HIV After Umbilical Cord Transplant

Umbilical cord blood may be a good alternative to bone marrow transplants for treating HIV in patients with HIV and cancer.

Umbilical cord blood may be a good alternative to bone marrow transplants for treating HIV in patients with HIV and cancer.

ABOVE: © iStock.com, cgtoolbox

HIV cure

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Woman’s Body Appears to Rid Itself of HIV
Chloe Tenn | Nov 18, 2021
Researchers report what appears to be the second case of a person’s immune system clearing the virus on its own.
Another HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial Fails
Amy Schleunes | Feb 3, 2020
The study showed that a vaccine combining a variety of immune-stimulating components was no more effective than a placebo.
Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation
Catherine Offord | Nov 26, 2018
He Jiankui says he has successfully used CRISPR-Cas9 to tweak the genes of twins born earlier this month. Some independent experts are dubious.
Two-Faced Proteins May Tackle HIV Reservoirs
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 21, 2015
Researchers design antibody-like proteins to awaken and destroy HIV holdouts.
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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.
Berlin Activist
The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 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.
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?
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
Kate Yandell | Mar 16, 2013
The virus was largely stomped out in adults who started treatment soon after infection.
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.