Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Latest on HIV

Researchers have found a way to make cells resistant to HIV, a new report reveals.
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In a major breakthrough, scientists have tethered HIV-fighting antibodies to immune cells, creating a cell population resistant to the virus.
These resistant cells can quickly replace diseased cells, making it more effective than other therapies - and potentially curing the deadly disease.

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The researchers plan to collaborate with investigators at City of Hope's Center for Gene Therapy, in California, to evaluate this new therapy in efficacy and safety tests, as required by federal regulations, prior to testing in patients.

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