Researchers seek stem cell treatment against HIV

11/3/2005 | Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, Calif.)

Researchers at UCLA are seeking a way to make blood stem cells in the bone marrow resist HIV, a treatment they hope would be more effective than current therapies and eventually might immunize people against the virus. The scientists, who have completed an initial clinical trial, are hoping to find a way to insert a gene into bone marrow stem cells that would either prevent HIV from infecting the cells or deactivate any virus already present in the cells.

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