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- Oncologist Gero Hütter—who treated the “Berlin patient,” Timothy Ray Brown, the only person to have been functionally cured of AIDS because of a natural genetic immunity—today (May 12) told The Guardian that rare genes conferring HIV immunity are the key to developing new treatments. “I believe it’s possible to develop a mass-market single-shot treatment for HIV,” said Hütter. “If we can overcome a few problems, our approach is closer to a complete cure than anything in the last 30 years.” (For even more on HIV Research, see the May issue of The Scientist.)
- MIT researchers have pinpointed neurons in the macaque brain that help the monkeys...
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