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HIV Cure Related Studies Currently Enrolling

IMMUNE BASED THERAPIES Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of Autologous T-cells Genetically Modified at the CCR5 Gene by Zinc Finger Nucleases in HIV-Infected Patients The purpose of this research study is to find out whether “zinc finger” modified CD4+ T-cells are safe to give to humans and find how “zinc finger” modified T-cell affects HIV. …

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Getting HIV Out of its Hiding Places – Reports from CROI 2012

 NATAP/CROI: HIV Eradication Study by DMargolis with Cancer Drug Here is link to webcast of the oral session at CROI called HIV Persistence, Latency, and Eradication where Dr David Margolis presented the results of the study he conducted which is discussed below: http://app2.capitalreach.com/esp1204/servlet/tc?c=10164&cn=retro&s=20481&&dp=player.jsp&e=16643&mediaType=podiumVideo from Jules Levin: The drug Zolinza used in this study appears to …

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Pre-CROI HIV Cure Review Workshop Organized by Community Advocates- Meeting Notes

Thanks to Siegfried Schwarze, a research activist from  Germany, for writing down these notes from the meeting we had this past Sunday, March 4, 2012 in Seattle prior to CROI-2012. **************************************************************************** Sometimes the most important events don‘t take place at the conference itself but rather at  the surrounding workshops. This seemed to be the case this …

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Report of This Weekend’s HIV Cure Workshop in Seattle

A couple of months ago a rag tag group of activist–including Project Inform (represented by myself), the Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition (ATAC)–reached out to some of the world’s leading HIV researchers and companies working on HIV cure research and asked them to spend an entire day with us talking …

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Fw: Hot Topics at The Body’s “Ask the Experts” Forums

From: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Date: 06 Mar 2012 15:17:15 -0500 To: <nelsonvergel@yahoo.com> ReplyTo: “News at The Body” <update@news.thebody.com> Subject: Hot Topics at The Body’s “Ask the Experts” Forums If you have trouble reading this e-mail, you can see the online version at: www.thebody.com/topics.html March 6, 2012 Visit the Forums “Hot Topics” Library Change/Update …

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Must-See Lecture by Dr Paula Cannon on HIV Cure Research

I am happy to announce that the lecture given by Dr Paula Cannon in Houston sponsored by the Center for AIDS has been uploaded (6 parts since youtube has upload limits) I highly recommend watching this great lecture that explains the current status and future challenges in this important field.  Dr Cannon, a charming speaker, was able …

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AIDS Nelson Vergel, AIDS expert, talks HIV and healthy aging by Kate Sosin, Windy City Times

http://bit.ly/lRCGbu AIDS Nelson Vergel, AIDS expert, talks HIV and healthy agingby Kate Sosin, Windy City Times2011-06-08 Nelson Vergel and Jeff Berry from TPAN. Photo by Kate Sosin Nelson Vergel is not what you think of when you say “AIDS over 50.”With hefty round muscles pushing out against a tight blue t-shirt and a lively demeanor, …

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