Clinical Applications of Genome Editing to HIV Cure.

@article{Wang2016ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical Applications of Genome Editing to HIV Cure.},
  author={Cathy X Wang and Paula Marie Cannon},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={
          539-544
        }
}
Despite significant advances in HIV drug treatment regimens, which grant near-normal life expectancies to infected individuals who have good virological control, HIV infection itself remains incurable. In recent years, novel gene- and cell-based therapies have gained increasing attention due to their potential to provide a functional or even sterilizing cure for HIV infection with a one-shot treatment. A functional cure would keep the infection in check and prevent progression to AIDS, while a… CONTINUE READING
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