Thursday , 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: Cure

Potential cure: HIV eliminated from infected cells

HIV-1 budding (in green) from cultured lymphocyte

Scientists have successfully eliminated the HIV genome from human cells, a breakthrough that could potentially pave the way for a cure for HIV/AIDS. A research team from the NeuroAIDS Center at Lewis Katz School of Medicine – Temple University, Philadelphia, used a new DNA editing technique to remove the HIV genome from CD4+T infected cells. Using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technique, the scientists ...

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HIV breakthrough: New treatment and possible vaccine

HIV-1 budding (in green) from cultured lymphocyte

An initial groundbreaking research shows a promising new antibody treatment reduces 300-fold HIV in positive people’s bloody system. The newly created antibody by a team of top US and German scientists suppressed HIV in the blood without any harmful side effects for up to a month, revealed a new study published in the journal Nature. The antibody, named 3BNC117, was ...

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