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Can immunotherapy cure HIV?

A revolution in cancer care may offer clues to a cure or remission for HIV/AIDS

Aug. 8, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

HIV cure researchers and advocates met at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center last week to explore whether immunotherapy — treatments that harness the immune system to fight cancer — could play a role in bringing about a cure or a long-term remission for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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Fred Hutch HIV cure program extended, expanded

DefeatHIV receives second five-year grant from NIH to research gene and cell therapies

July 13, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

DefeatHIV, co-led by Drs. Keith Jerome and Hans-Peter Kiem, was awarded a second five-year grant from NIH to research gene and cell therapies.

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HIV cure research today: Gene therapy, molecular scissors and Where’s Waldo

More than 100 researchers gather at second annual Fred Hutch conference

Aug. 14, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

From across the country, HIV experts and cancer researchers who have devoted their careers to improving stem cell transplants came together at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Thursday and Friday. Their goal? To talk about how to translate the world’s only known person to be cured of HIV to a cure or long-term remission that is less risky, less costly and broadly applicable to the millions worldwide now living with the virus.

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7 questions for Nobel Laureate David Baltimore

Having laid the groundwork for finding the AIDS virus, the headliner for the upcoming Fred Hutch HIV Cure conference talks about gene therapy for HIV and just what ‘cure’ means

Aug. 6, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Nobel Laureate Dr. David Baltimore will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure held Aug. 13-14 at Fred Hutch. He will also take part in a community conversation about gene therapy for HIV/AIDS on the eve of the conference that is free and open to the public. To speak at an HIV cure conference held at a cancer research center is especially appropriate because Baltimore’s work in immunology and virology has profoundly influenced both HIV and cancer research, said Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Hutch scientists, community advisors featured at International AIDS Society conference; Dr. Lee Cranmer to lead sarcoma program

July 16, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Hutch scientists, community advisors featured at International AIDS Society conference; Dr. Lee Cranmer to lead sarcoma program

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Cyrus Ghajar receives $4.1M grant to study metastatic breast cancer; Dr. Chris Peterson wins HIV cure prize; Dr. Stephen Schwartz appointed to NCI board

June 26, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Cyrus Ghajar receives $4.1M grant to study metastatic breast cancer; Dr. Chris Peterson wins HIV cure prize; Dr. Stephen Schwartz appointed to NCI board

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