Tag Archives: Cure

HIV patient becomes second AIDS cure hope

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor, his doctors say. Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists HIV infection… Read More »

Finding clues to a functional HIV cure

George Mason University’s Yuntao Wu is the lead scientist on a research team that has identified a measurable indicator that could prove instrumental in the fight against HIV. The research focuses on cofilin, a key protein that regulates cells to mobilize and fight against infection. In an HIV-infected patient, cofilin dysfunction is a key factor… Read More »