Category: HIV

  • Gene therapy: ‘Tame HIV’ used to cure disease

    Gene therapy: ‘Tame HIV’ used to cure disease

    A pioneering treatment to correct errors in DNA, has transformed the lives of six boys with a deadly genetic disease, doctors declare. For people suffering Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), a defective immune system leaves people susceptible to infections and bleeding. A British and French study, published in JAMA, has used tamed HIV to correct the irregularities. […]