Stem cell transplant enables AIDS patient to stop taking anti-virals

02/11/2009 | Bloomberg

A stem cell transplant eliminated leukemia in a 40-year-old AIDS patient and enabled him to cease taking anti-viral medicines, German researchers reported. The patient received stem cells from a donor with a mutant gene lacking the CCR5 section, which helps HIV invade cells.

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