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Stem cell medical news today highlights a break through in the war against HIV/Aids. The recent news out of UCLA  shows great promise in finding a cure. Read more about this story below

 Engineered Cells Suppress HIV In Living Tissue

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Academic Journal
Main Category: Stem Cell Research

Article Date: 15 Apr 2012 – 0:00 PDT

HIV Particle

HIV Particle (Photo credit: AJC1)

For the first time, US scientists have shown that HIV-fighting cells engineered from human stem cells can suppress the virus in living human tissue in mice.

The team, from UCLA in Los Angeles, California, had already shown in principle that it was possible to create cells that seek out and destroy HIV, but this is the first time they have shown this can be done in a living organism…. More at Engineered Cells Suppress HIV In Living Tissue

 

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