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Persistent HIV infection works a lot like cancer, study shows

Ecology-inspired analysis suggests why reservoirs of HIV linger in treated patients

Nov. 19, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A study led by Drs. Joshua Schiffer and Daniel Reeves suggests that HIV persists in patients despite antiviral treatment through the natural duplication of blood cells that have HIV DNA embedded in their genes, and might be addressed by drugs that suppress such proliferation.

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Scared — and brave

Why volunteer for an HIV cure study? A community group undertakes its own research to find out

June 14, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

People who volunteer for HIV cure studies “want to feel like they’re contributing to the greater body of knowledge,” according to a community-led study. “But they want to feel like they can trust [the researchers], like they’re being treated with respect.”

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Can Timothy Ray Brown’s HIV cure be repeated?

'Patient B' joined a Boston research study to find out: Gary Steinkohl’s story — and legacy

Aug. 2, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

For a few exuberant months, Gary Steinkohl thought he had become only the second person in the world cured of HIV after Timothy Ray Brown. Then his hopes were dashed.

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Jerome, Kiem lead $20 million study to cure HIV

Five-year, federally funded research will test transplantation of gene-modified immune cells

July 11, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

Armed with a $20 million, five-year research award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers intend to find out.

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