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Author Topic: Good news - gene therapy shows promise again!  (Read 1199 times)

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Good news - gene therapy shows promise again!
« on: February 19, 2010, 08:42:26 PM »
"It is notable that all patients on the protocol had elevated CD4+ counts after treatment with Lexgenleucel-T," said Carl June, M.D., professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. "Achieving a complete control of HIV recrudescence following HAART interruption for over 14 weeks is, indeed, remarkable."

Elevated CD4 counts and decreased Viral load in the patients.
I have always believed that Gene therapy and stem cells will be the way to kill hiv in us. Let's hope something better will come soon. Link:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100218191736.htm
Dec 2008 - diagnosed +
Jan 2009  CD4 550  CD4% ??  VL 40 000
Feb 2009  CD4 330  CD4% 18  VL Unknown
Apr 2009  CD4 406  CD4% 20  VL Unknown
May 2009  CD4 380  CD4% ??  VL 27 000
June 2009 CD4 395  CD4% ??  VL Unknown
Sept 2009 CD4 344  CD4% ??  VL 44 000
Jan   2010 CD4 397  CD4% ??  VL 250 000
May  2010 CD4 370  CD4% 16  VL 750 000
Aug 2010 CD4 385  CD4% 14  VL Unknown
Dec 2010 CD4 315  CD4% ??  VL Unknown
Jan 2010 CD4 285 CD4% ?? VL Unknown
No meds yet

 


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