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Author Topic: Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH  (Read 1735 times)

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Offline mercuryman

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Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH
« on: June 17, 2010, 04:48:22 PM »
FYI......I'm scheduled to go through the admissions process at NIH on thursday, June 24th.

My hopes are to qualify for the protocol for the Lymphocyte Transfer Study. I MUST be HLA B*57 POSITIVE in order to satisy the protocol. That will be determined with a blood test next week.

In summary, lymphocytes have been harvested from Elite Long Term Non Progressors (Donors) and will be infused into 3 recipients. I will be a recipient in this case. There will be a total of 3 infusions, about one every three months. I'm hopeful to find out what kind of effect this would have on the virus that I carry.......if any.......I'll keep you posted........

So I've got my fingers crossed that this will "pan out" for me.........

NIH will also be assessing my current regimen to possibly recommend changes to my PCP.......

Mercuryman

Offline georgep77

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Re: Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2010, 05:13:13 PM »
I wish you the best luck mercury !
Come on Sangamo,  Geovax,  Bionor immuno, ...Make us happy !!!
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Offline Hellraiser

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Re: Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2010, 05:31:37 PM »
This is exciting news mercury, good luck

Offline Assurbanipal

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Re: Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2010, 05:40:13 PM »
Here's hoping things go well for you at NIH next week!
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

Offline veritas

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Re: Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2010, 06:06:52 PM »

mercury,

This is wonderful news. The first LT procedure in hiv was done on twins, one poz one neg. This was back in 1993!!! The results were encouraging back then:

http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/ma?f=102205158.html

Keep this thread going, ya hear?

We're all wishing you the best!

v

Offline WillyWump

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Re: Lymphocyte Transfer Study at NIH
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2010, 07:36:40 PM »
Def keep us updated Merc!

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